pleiner

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Etymology[edit]

From plein (square, plaza) +‎ -er. Named after the Leidseplein, where they used to gather.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɛi̯.nər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: plei‧ner
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯nər

Noun[edit]

pleiner m (plural pleiners)

  1. (historical, Amsterdam) a type of middle-class nozem from Amsterdam inspired by modern art, French culture and jazz, similar to a mod
    • 1983 August 26, "Het leven voor de dood. Louis van Gasteren filmt Hans van Sweeden", Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant, vol. 226, issue 199, page 9.
      De nieuwe generatie die na 1940 is geboren, dient zich aan. Zij wordt in soorten onderverdeeld onder de namen nozems, provoos, kikkers, bietniks, magiejers, bullen, pleiners, dijkers, dammers en brozems.
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    Synonym: artistiekeling

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