slem

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German schlimm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

slem (neuter slemt, plural and definite singular attributive slemme, comparative slemmere, superlative (predicative) slemmest, superlative (attributive) slemmeste)

  1. bad, ill-behaved, mean
  2. serious in a bad way, grievous
    et slemt sår
    a grievous wound
    • 2015, Alison Roberts, Lilian Darcy, En anden chance/Længslen efter et barn, Förlaget Harlequin AB →ISBN
      Ikke kønt, men det kan have reddet hende fra et slemt hovedtraume eller indre blødninger.
      Not pretty, but it may have saved her from a serious head trauma or internal bleeding.
    • 2012, Michael Morpurgo, War Horse, Art People →ISBN, page 16
      Det er alligevel et slemt sår, en dyb flænge - ser ud som pigtråd.
      It is, nonetheless, a grievous wound, a deep gash - it looks like barbed wire.
    • 2016, Robert Hilburn, Johnny Cash - et liv, Klim →ISBN
      Ved slutningen af den koreanske etape blev han ramt af et slemt tilfælde af strubehovedbetændelse og måtte selv tilbringe tid på hospitalet, inden han fortsatte til Japan og de resterende shows.
      At the end of the Korean part of the tour, he was afflicted with a serious case of laryngeal inflammation and had to spend time in the hospital, before continuing on to Japan and the remaining shows.
    • 2012, Anna Grue, Et spørgsmål om penge, Politikens Forlag →ISBN
      “Det må have været et slemt chok for ham, at der var nogen på første sal, da han hentede kedeldragten.”
      It must have a strong shock for him that there was someone on the first floor [immediately above the ground floor] when he retrieved the boiler suit.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

slem (neuter singular slemt, definite singular and plural slemme)

  1. mean, bad
  2. naughty

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

slem

  1. mucus