pieker

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From piekeren, from French pic (sharp point or spike) and/or pique. The verb may, in some senses, derive from cognate synonym pikken (to pick, hack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pieker m (plural piekers, diminutive piekertje n)

  1. One which reaches a peak, culminates, climaxes, (has) reach(ed) the peak (level) etc.
  2. One which picks, hacks, hits and affects with a pointy instrument, especially a pickaxe
  3. One which sticks, pins with a sharp object which may penetrate, stings, hurts
  4. One which sticks out; burns and flickers high