fout

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See also: főút, Fout, and FOUT

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch faute, from Old French faute. The adjectival sense developed later, replacing older foutief.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɑu̯t/
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯t
  • (file)
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Noun[edit]

fout f (plural fouten, diminutive foutje n)

  1. error
  2. mistake

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fout (comparative fouter, superlative foutst)

  1. wrong
  2. (colloquial) unfashionable, cheesy, inappropriate
  3. active in or collaborating with far-right movements, especially Nazism
    De burgemeester van dit stadje was fout in de oorlog.
    The mayor of this town was a Nazi collaborator during the war.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of fout
uninflected fout
inflected foute
comparative fouter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial fout fouter het foutst
het foutste
indefinite m./f. sing. foute foutere foutste
n. sing. fout fouter foutste
plural foute foutere foutste
definite foute foutere foutste
partitive fouts fouters

Descendants[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

fout

  1. third-person plural present indicative of foutre

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fout

  1. inflection of fouen:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person plural imperative

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fout

  1. Alternative form of fot