griezel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of gries (grit, gristle), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *greutą, see also German Grieß, Old English greot.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɣri.zəl/
  • Hyphenation: grie‧zel
  • Rhymes: -izəl

Noun[edit]

griezel m (plural griezels, diminutive griezeltje n)

  1. A creep (scary or creepy person).

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