smaak

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Afrikaans

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /smɑːk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːk

Verb[edit]

smaak (third-person singular simple present smaaks, present participle smaaking, simple past and past participle smaaked)

  1. (transitive, South Africa, slang) To like; to be attracted to.
    • 2005, Al Lovejoy, Acid Alex:
      He said the best thing that ever happened to him there was one time when he managed to fuck a chick he smaaked through the bars one night.
    • 2005, David Evans, A Touch of the Sun:
      'I thought he was quite good-looking for a Tottie,' Carol said. 'I smaaked that scar - like a pirate.'

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch smāke, from Old Dutch *smako, from Proto-West Germanic *smakō.

Noun[edit]

smaak m (plural smaken, diminutive smaakje n)

  1. taste, sense of taste
  2. taste, decorum
    de goede smaakgood taste
Descendants[edit]
  • Limburgish: smaak
  • Papiamentu: smak, smaak
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

smaak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of smaken
  2. imperative of smaken