schimp

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schimp. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxɪmp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schimp
  • Rhymes: -ɪmp

Noun[edit]

schimp m (plural schimpen, diminutive schimpje n)

  1. (uncountable) ridicule, abuse
  2. (countable) insult, slight

Descendants[edit]

  • Negerhollands: skimp, skimpi
  • Papiamentu: schempe, skemp (dated)

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