sprade

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to sprelle (squiggle) and sprette (bounce)

Noun[edit]

sprade m (definite singular spraden, indefinite plural sprader, definite plural spradene)

  1. prancer (person)

Usage notes[edit]

Typically applied to someone who unabashedly walks about showing off some new piece of clothing. Use of the synonym, spradebasse, is however more common.

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sprade (present tense sprader; past tense and past participle sprada or spradet)

  1. prance

Usage notes[edit]

Typically applied as detailed above, but also commonly about young children strutting about in the nude.

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