janet

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Janet, after Filipino businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, the mastermind of the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.

Verb[edit]

janet

  1. (slang, humorous) to rip off; to steal, cheat or swindle; to scam

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French janet, from jeannette, from Jean d'Arc. Named after the members of a Roman Catholic girlscouts' organisation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ja‧net
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Noun[edit]

janet f (plural janetten, diminutive janetje n)

  1. (Belgium, vulgar, offensive) An effeminate man
    Onze tegenstanders zijn een stel janetten.
    Our opponents are a bunch of sissies.
  2. (Belgium, vulgar, offensive, by extension) A homosexual

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