grapschen

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From German Low German. Evantually going back to Middle Low German grabben (to snap), from Proto-Germanic *grab-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰerebʰ (compare Sanskrit गृह्णाति (gṛhṇāti, he seizes), गृभ्णाति (gṛbhṇāti)).

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grapschen (third-person singular simple present grapscht, past tense grapschte, past participle gegrapscht, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, informal) to grab
  2. (transitive, informal) to grab hold
  3. (intransitive, informal) to make a grab for sth.
  4. (intransitive, informal, sexual) to touch someone in an undesired way

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