kurkentrekker

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kurk (cork) +‎ -en- +‎ trekker (puller). The sense relating to rollercoasters derives from English corkscrew.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʏr.kə(n)ˌtrɛ.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kur‧ken‧trek‧ker

Noun[edit]

kurkentrekker m (plural kurkentrekkers, diminutive kurkentrekkertje n)

  1. corkscrew, implement for removing a sealing cork
  2. corkscrew (inversion used in rollercoasters)

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