varder

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

varder (third-person singular simple present varders, present participle vardering, simple past and past participle vardered)

  1. (Polari) Alternative spelling of vada (to see)
    • 1851, Mayhew, Henry, “Our Street Folk”, in London Labour and the London Poor[1], volume 3, published 1861, The History of Punch, page 50:
      And then, sometimes the blinds is all drawed down, on account of the sun, and that cooks our goose; or, it's too hot for people to stop and varder—that means, see.
    • 1997, Gardiner, James, Who's a Pretty Boy Then?, page 137:
      Will you take a varder at the cartz on the feely-omi in the naf strides: the one with the bona blue ogles polarying the omi-palone with a vogue on and a cod sheitel.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:vada.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

varder

  1. present tense of varda.