The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: slee

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slee {{wikipedia}} pronunciation
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etymology 1 From older slede with the frequent loss of intervocalic -d- (cf. kou vs. koude ["cold"]; mee vs. mede ["with"]). Alternative forms: (sleigh) slede
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. sled, sleigh, wheelless vehicle which glides on land
  2. (slang) A large/prestigious car
Synonyms: (car) bolide
verb: {{nl-verb-form}}
  1. nl-verb form of sleeën
  2. nl-verb form of sleeën
etymology 2
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. The spiny shrub sloe, Prunus spinosa
  2. {{g2}} Its stony fruit
Synonyms: sleedoorn {{g2}}, sleepruim (fruit only)
etymology 3 Alternative forms: sleeuw
adjective: {{nl-adj}}
  1. stiff, cramped
  2. blunt
  3. sour
Synonyms: stroef, bot, stomp, wrang, zuur
related terms:
  • sleeuwig
  • sleeuwigheid
  • lees

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