stueren

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stue (room, living room) +‎ ren (clean)

Adjective[edit]

stueren (neuter stuerent, plural and definite singular attributive stuerene, comparative mere stueren, superlative (predicative) mest stueren, superlative (attributive) mest stuerene)

  1. (of an animal) housebroken
  2. acceptable in mainstream culture, respectable
    • 2015, Danny Wattin (tr. by Hans Larsen), Hr. Isakowitz' skat, Politikens Forlag (→ISBN)
      ... den politiske udvikling, der foregår i store dele af Europa i dag, hvor nazismen igen er blevet stueren, og ekstremistiske partier får mere og mere at skulle have sagt.
      ... the political development taking place in large parts of Europe today, where Nazism has again become acceptable, and extremist parties are getting more and more of a say.
    • 2001, Jørn Lund, Sproglig status: syv kapitler om det danske sprog (→ISBN)
      Den slags kalder man som bekendt lobbyister, og den profession er i løbet af de senere årtier ligefrem blevet stueren.
      As is known, those sorts of people are called lobbyists, and that profession has even become an acceptable one in the course of the latest decades.
    • 1989, Lisbet Balslev Jørgensen, Arkitekten Mogens Lassen (→ISBN)
      Denne gang var modernismen blevet stueren selv i officielle sammenhænge, ...
      This time, modernism had become acceptable even in official contexts, ...
    • 1972, Henrik Jul Hansen, Samlerens antologi af nordisk litteratur: Perioden 1700-1785
      På dette tidspunkt var pietismen ikke alene for længst blevet stueren - den var også for længst færdig som bevægelse i det danske kirkeliv.
      At this point, pietism had not only long been acceptable - it had also long run its course as a movement in Danish church life.