journaille

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Journaille. Attested as early as 1925 in Dutch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌʒurˈnɑ.jə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: jour‧nail‧le
  • Rhymes: -ɑjə

Noun[edit]

journaille n (plural journailles, diminutive journailletje n)

  1. (derogatory) gutter-press journalists, yellow journalists (collectively)
    • 1925, Gerard Bruning, "Bitumen (Vertelling)" (part "III. (Slot.)"), in Roeping, vol. 4, De Zuid-Nederlandse boekhandel, 292, 293.
      Dien nacht, want op elke nacht-redactie ontstonden meerdere kolommen dier naamlooze en slecht gestelde journaille litteratuur, schreven de ochtendbladen zich vol aan Roger's cabaretavond.