schootkind

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Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: schoot‧kind

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: schoot (lap) +‎ kind (child)

Noun[edit]

schootkind n (plural schootkinderen, diminutive schootkindje n)

  1. A small child, easy to take on an adult's lap
  2. A child which enjoys sitting on the lap
  3. (figuratively) A coddled, pampered child

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