werpster

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of werpen (to throw) +‎ ster (star).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrp.stɛr/
  • Hyphenation: werp‧ster

Noun[edit]

werpster m (plural werpsterren, diminutive werpsterretje n)

  1. throwing star, shuriken
    Synonym: shuriken

Etymology 2[edit]

From werpen (to throw) +‎ -ster (feminine agentive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrp.stər/
  • Hyphenation: werp‧ster

Noun[edit]

werpster f (plural werpsters, diminutive werpstertje n, masculine werper)

  1. thrower (feminine); a woman who throws
    Synonym: gooister