flott

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Middle Low German from Middle Dutch vlot (afloat, floatable). Ultimately from the root of fließen (to flow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flɔt/
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Adjective[edit]

flott (strong nominative masculine singular flotter, comparative flotter, superlative am flottesten)

  1. (nautical, predicative) afloat, able to navigate
  2. quick, swift
  3. lively, zippy
  4. fashionable

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • flott” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flott

  1. inflection of flottur:
    1. strong feminine singular nominative positive degree
    2. strong neuter nominative positive degree
    3. strong neuter accusative positive degree

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German flott.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flott (masculine flotten, neuter flott, comparative méi flott, superlative am flottsten)

  1. nice
  2. pretty
  3. pleasant, enjoyable
  4. quick, swift

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

flott

  1. nicely
  2. pleasantly, enjoyably
  3. quickly, swiftly

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German vlot

Adjective[edit]

flott (neuter singular flott, definite singular and plural flotte, comparative flottere, indefinite superlative flottest, definite superlative flotteste)

  1. generous, liberal, open-handed, extravagant, lavish
  2. grand, superb, elegant, stylish, dashing, jaunty
  3. splendid, excellent, great

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German vlot

Adjective[edit]

flott (neuter singular flott, definite singular and plural flotte, comparative flottare, indefinite superlative flottast, definite superlative flottaste)

  1. generous, liberal, open-handed, extravagant, lavish
  2. grand, superb, elegant, stylish, dashing, jaunty
  3. splendid, excellent, great

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fljótr, related to fljóta (to float).

Adjective[edit]

flott

  1. fleet, quick, fast, swift

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German flott

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flott (not comparable)

  1. luxurious, stylish, pimped
  2. afloat

Declension[edit]

Inflection of flott
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular flott
Neuter singular flott
Plural flotta
Masculine plural3 flotte
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 flotte
All flotta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

See also[edit]

Adverb[edit]

flott

  1. luxuriously, stylishly
    • 1970, Povel Ramel, Jag diggar dej
      du riggar dej flott, det diggar jag hot
      you dress stylishly, I like that a lot
  2. afloat

Noun[edit]

flott n (uncountable)

  1. fat, grease

Declension[edit]

Declension of flott 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative flott flottet
Genitive flotts flottets

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