flikker

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch flikkeren.

Verb[edit]

flikker (present flikker, present participle flikkerende, past participle geflikker)

  1. to flash, to flicker

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɪ.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: flik‧ker

Noun[edit]

flikker m (plural flikkers, diminutive flikkertje n)

  1. A mender, fixer, someone who mends or fixes
  2. A jump while clicking the heels
  3. A human body, especially when in the nude
  4. (Netherlands) A bit
    Maakt me geen flikker uit.
    I don’t care a bit.
  5. (slang, contemptuous, pejorative) A homosexual male; a queer.

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Verb[edit]

flikker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of flikkeren
  2. imperative of flikkeren