zumal

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

zumal

  1. especially since (giving a reason which justifies the expectation of a certain behaviour or quality)
    Ich hätte nicht gedacht, dass er Franziska anbaggert, zumal sie inzwischen verheiratet ist.
    I wouldn't have thought that he would try to hit on Franziska, especially since she's married now.

Adverb[edit]

zumal

  1. especially
    Ein alter Mann, zumal einbeinig, macht keinen guten Arbeiter.
    An old man, especially one-legged, doesn't make a good worker.