kumoter

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of - of Old Polish kum and kmotr, with the latter from Proto-Slavic *kъmotrъ, the masculine counterpart of *kъmotra, from Latin commāter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈmɔ.tɛr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔtɛr
  • Syllabification: ku‧mo‧ter

Noun[edit]

kumoter m pers

  1. (dated) close friend
  2. (dated, derogatory, politics) backscratcher, crony, gaffer (trusted companion or partner in a criminal organization)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

noun
adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • kumoter in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kumoter in Polish dictionaries at PWN