graftak

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally from Amsterdam slang. Compound of graf (grave) +‎ tak (branch, twig).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

graftak m (plural graftakken, diminutive graftakje n)

  1. (colloquial, somewhat coarse) bouquet, flower or plant on a grave
  2. (pejorative) nasty or ugly person (in particular an older one)
  3. (derogatory) dull, boring person

Synonyms[edit]

(plants on a grave):