The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: zak

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Entry definition

zak pronunciation
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etymology 1 From the Latin measure saccus; cognate with sac, sack, German Sack, French sac, Old Norse sekkr, Gothic sakkus etc.
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. a container made of textile, leather or paper such as bag, sack, sachet and pouch
  2. a pocket Ik heb niets op zak. My pockets are empty. I haven't got a penny.
  3. (slang) a scrotum
  4. (slang, offensive) A contraction of such insults for males as klootzak or rotzak, referring to the scrotum, roughly equivalent to "asshole".
  5. (slang, offensive, obsolete) whore, cunt
etymology 2
verb: {{nl-verb-form}}
  1. nl-verb form of zakken
  2. nl-verb form of zakken
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. The action of descending; a descent
  2. A physical depression; flattened area
etymology 3 from English sack, compare etymology 1
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. A female gown, dress
Synonyms: japon, jurk

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