preuts

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch preus, also prues, pruets, from Old French preux, proz, from Latin prōdest (it is useful).

Adjective[edit]

preuts (comparative preutser, superlative meest preuts or preutst)

  1. prudish, exaggeratedly proper, modest
  2. (archaic) noble, righteous
  3. (Belgium) proud, haughty
  4. (obsolete) bold, daring; courageous
  5. (obsolete) vivid, lively, fiery, elated
  6. (obsolete) unchaste, immodest

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of preuts
uninflected preuts
inflected preutse
comparative preutser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial preuts preutser het preutst
het preutste
indefinite m./f. sing. preutse preutsere preutste
n. sing. preuts preutser preutste
plural preutse preutsere preutste
definite preutse preutsere preutste
partitive preuts preutsers

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