viswijf

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of vis (fish) +‎ wijf (woman, often having pejorative connotations now).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪs.ʋɛi̯f/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vis‧wijf

Noun[edit]

viswijf n (plural viswijven, diminutive viswijfje n)

  1. (derogatory) fishwife, female fishmonger
  2. (derogatory) scold