The Alternative Norwegian Bokmål Dictionary

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Colourful extracts from Wiktionary. Slang, vulgarities, profanities, slurs, interjections, colloquialisms and more.


bananrepublikk {{wikipedia}} etymology From banan + republikk
noun: {{head}}
  1. (derogatory) a banana republic
etymology 1 Alternative forms: bøss
noun: {{nb-noun-nu}}
  1. garbage, rubbish, trash (leftover waste to be discarded)
Used mainly in the  region.
etymology 2
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  1. (colloquial) boss, supervisor (someone who oversees work)
  2. boss (final enemy in a video game)
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  1. (slang) brown eye Kyss meg i brunøyet, skinkerytter. Kiss my ass, ham-rider.
brød etymology From Old Norse brauð, from Proto-Germanic *braudą. pronunciation
  • /brøː/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. bread ristet brød - toast
  2. (slang) penis
  3. (slang) breasts
dass etymology From German das Haus or Häuschen ("The (little) house", euphemistically omitting the main word (out)house).
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) toilet, crapper
  2. (pejorative) a jerk Din dass! You jerk!
Synonyms: (toilet) do, toalett
  • utedass
dikkedikk etymology Onomatopoeia; from archaic interjection dikk, originally tikk
interjection: {{head}}
  1. (childish) Onomatopoeic phrase used by adults to incite laughter or a smiling response in a baby, often used in conjunction with tickling the baby.
Synonyms: dikkedikke, dikkedikkedikk
noun: {{nb-noun-n1}}
  1. An instance of using the interjection dikkedikk.
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (slang) condom
adjective: {{nb-adj-3}}
  1. (slang) Very drunk
Synonyms: dritings
adjective: {{nb-adj-3}}
  1. (slang) Very drunk
Synonyms: drita
noun: {{nb-noun-mu}}
  1. (colloquial) excrement
  2. (colloquial) any dirty or disgusting substance
  3. (slang) something of poor quality, crap
  4. (definite) (en dritt, used in negations) shit (anything, nothing) Du kan ikke en dritt. = You don't know shit.
Synonyms: møkk
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (pejorative, vulgar) bastard, wanker. Literally a "shitbag".
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  1. form of definite singular
  2. plural of fersk
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  1. (transitive, colloquial) To catch someone in the act of committing a misdeed.
    • Jeg ble ferska mens jeg holdt på å koble bilen.
    • I was caught while I was hot-wiring the car.
related terms:
  • fersken
  • på fersken
flaggermus {{wikipedia}} etymology From German Fledermaus
noun: {{head}}
  1. a bat (small flying mammal)
  2. (slang) A vulva with large and protruding labia minora.
hentydning etymology Norwegian: hen "away/off" +tydning "interpretation"
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. allusion
  2. reference to
  3. (insinuation) hint
  4. (derogatory) innuendo/insinuation
Synonyms: allusjon, hint, ymt
related terms:
  • hentyde
hitle etymology From reductio ad Hitlerum, or a pun based on the present tense being spelled like the name Hitler.
verb: {{nb-verb-1}}
  1. (slang) To attempt to win an argument by comparing one's opponents to Adolf Hitler or the Nazi.
interjection: {{head}}
  1. (dialectal, slang) hello, hi
noun: {{head}}
  1. beginning
  2. introduction, preface
  3. prologue
  4. (informal) run-up
iørefallende etymology From i "in" + øre "ear" + fallende "falling"
adjective: {{head}}
  1. tuneful
  2. (informal) catchy; striking
iøynefallende etymology From i "in" + øyne "eyes" + fallende "falling". pronunciation
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  1. eye-catching
  2. conspicuous
  3. striking
  4. (derogatory) glaring
kaffer etymology Arabic كافر 〈kạfr〉
noun: {{nb-noun-m2}}
  1. An archaic name for an African Bantu
  2. (derogatory) Any black person
Synonyms: bantu, nigger, svarting
kebab etymology From Turkish kebap, from Arabic or Persian کباب 〈ḵbạb〉. pronunciation
  • /keːbɑb/
  • {{rhymes}}
Alternative forms: (slang) bab
noun: {{head}}
  1. kebab dish of skewered meat and vegetables
kuk Alternative forms: kukk etymology From Middle Norwegian noun kúkr of unknown origin, probably utilised as a pejorative nickname.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) penis; dick, cock
Synonyms: kukk, pikk, penis
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. hockey stick
  2. golf club
  3. baton, nightstick
  4. (slang) penis
landkrabbe {{wikipedia}} etymology From land + krabbe
noun: {{head}}
  1. (informal) a landlubber
merr etymology From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō, from Proto-Indo-European *mark-, *marḱ- 〈*marḱ-〉.
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. mare (adult female horse)
  2. (derogatory) bitch
Synonyms: hoppe (mare)
noun: {{nb-noun-nu}}
  1. (slang) morning wood
mus etymology From Old Norse mús. pronunciation
  • /mʉːs/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. mouse
  2. (slang) the female genitalia
nettet etymology Short form of internettet.
noun: {{head}} (only used in definite singular form)
  1. (informal) the Internet
  2. definite of nett
Synonyms: Internett
nummer {{wikipedia}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. a number
  2. (slang) act of sexual intercourse
nøtt {{wikipedia}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. a nut (hard-shelled fruit)
  2. (informal) nut (a person's head)
onkel etymology From Latin avunculus, via French oncle
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. an uncle
  2. (slang) the police.
related terms:
  • tante
  • nevø, niese
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (offensive) Pakistani, or Paki (offensive)
Synonyms: pakistaner
related terms:
  • Pakistan
  • pakistansk
noun: {{nb-noun-mu}}
  1. pack ice
pedo etymology Abbreviation of pedofil.
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (pejorative, colloquial, ) pedophile
    • Din jævla pedo! You fucking pedophile!
    • 2008 , "Lynsjestemning i fengselet – Skjellsord haglet fra cellevinduene", January 14 Flere fanger ropte gjentatte ganger "Pedo", «lommemannen», og "Staff er en pedo" ut av vinduene. Several prisoners repeatedly shouted, "Pedo". "Pocket man", and "Staff is a pedo" out the windows.
etymology 1 From Old Norse pikkr, akin to Norwegian pigg, "spike, quill".
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (vulgar) penis, cock, dick
Synonyms: kuk, kukk
etymology 2 Uncertain, may be from the German phrase mit Sach und Pack, "with thing and bundle."
noun: {{nb-noun-nu}}
  1. (only in certain idioms) possessions, small belongings Ta med seg sitt pikk og pakk. Bring one's belongings and possessions.
Synonyms: eiendeler, gods, habengut, løsøre, saker
etymology 3 Derived from the verb pikke, "to knock, tap".
noun: pikk {{g}} (singular definite pikket; plural indefinite pikk; plural definite pikkene/pikka)
  1. a knock, a tap Det kom et lite pikk fra døra. There was a small knock on the door.
Synonyms: bank
pisse etymology Uncertain: Onomatopoeia, or from Latin via French
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) very
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  1. (slang) to piss
Synonyms: tisse, mige, lande (animals only), urinere
related terms:
  • piss
  • pissing
  • brønnpissing
  • pissprat
  • pisspreik
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  1. (slang, vulgar) have sex; fuck
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  1. (informal) a breast, boob (informal), or tit (vulgar; woman's breast)
Synonyms: bryst
pære {{wikipedia}}
etymology 1 From Old Norse pera, from Latin
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. a pear
  2. any pear-shaped object
  3. (colloquial) (human) head
  • balsampære
etymology 2 Possibly humorous remolding of pur
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  1. utter, complete
adverb: {{head}}
  1. utterly, completely
pølse {{Wikipedia}}
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. hot dog, sausage
  2. (slang) penis
rasshøl Alternative forms: rasshol (standard form) etymology Compound word, from dialect and Old Norse rass, and East Norwegian dialect form høl of hull/hol, "a hole". Cognate with Swedish arsle.
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  1. (vulgar) anus, asshole or arsehole Pass munnen din, ellers stapper jeg denne opp i rasshølet ditt! Watch your mouth, or I'll stick this up your ass!
  2. (derogatory) asshole or arsehole Ha deg vekk, fordømte rasshøl! Get lost, you asshole!
Synonyms: anus The word is primarily used in speaking context and is not part of the official orthography in either Bokmål or Nynorsk. The official spelling is rаsshol.
rev {{wikipedia}}
etymology 1 From Old Norse refr, from Proto-Germanic *rebaz.
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. a fox (also used figuratively)
  2. (slang) marijuana
related terms:
  • rødrev
etymology 2 {{wikipedia}} From Old Norse rif
noun: {{nb-noun-n1}}
  1. a reef (ridge of rock or coral in the sea)
  2. a reef (nautical) (in a sail)
rikssynser {{wikipedia}} etymology First used in Norwegian in 1984, from Swedish rikstyckare, riks + synser (riks-, (synser, from synes
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial, derogatory) One who regularly engages in synsing in the national (Norwegian) media.
related terms:
  • rikssynsar (Nynorsk)
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (vulgar) butt pirate, fudge packer
rote etymology From Old Norse róta. pronunciation
  • /roːtə/
verb: {{nb-verb-1}}
  1. to untidy, to make a mess
  2. (slang) to fool around (engage in casual or flirtatious sexual acts)
related terms:
  • rot
runke etymology Probably related to rugge and ranke.
verb: {{nb-verb-1}}
  1. (colloquial) wank
Synonyms: (wank) masturbere, onanere, dra'n, jage
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. (slang) arse, ass (buttocks)
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. slide (toy for children).
  2. (slang) sexually promiscuous woman (slut).
noun: {{head}}
  1. (derogatory, colloquial) a fag homosexual man
  2. (literally) one who sweeps floors; a sweeper
verb: {{head}}
  1. Present tense of sope
verb: {{nb-verb-1}}
  1. (slang) To ejaculate.
Synonyms: sæde
related terms:
  • sperm
  • sperma
sprø etymology From German
adjective: {{nb-adj-irreg}}
  1. brittle
  2. crunchy
  3. (colloquial) mad, crazy
stendød etymology From sten ‘stone’ + død ‘dead’. Alternative forms: steindød, steindaud
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (informal) stone dead unquestionably dead
Synonyms: død som en sild This spelling may be used in Riksmål, based on Danish (see the Danish entry above). The official Bokmål and Nynorsk spellings are steindød and steindaud. Stendød would certainly not be used in Nynorsk.
etymology 1 Noun use of the verb stå. Alternative forms: stande (obsolete in Bokmål, optional form in Nynorsk)
noun: {{head}}
  1. (only idiomatic, not inflected) stop up, stop short, break down Forhandlingene gikk i stå. The negotations broke down.
  2. (only in specific cases) a stand Store stå. A standing area for spectators at in Oslo, literally: "the great stand"
  3. (slang, not inflected) erection, hard-on
Synonyms: baklås, gå i stå, stagnasjon, stans, stanse, stillstand, stoppe opp, ståpikk, ereksjon
etymology 2 From Old Norse standa; compare with Swedish stå.
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  1. to stand. Bussen var så full at han måtte stå. The bus was so full he had to stand. Stå stille, sa jeg! I said, stand still!
  2. to be, be located. Det står en vase på bordet. There is a vase on the table.
  3. to stand still, be stopped Toget stod i ti minutter grunnet strømbrudd. The train was stopped for ten minutes due to a power failure.
  4. to take place, happen Når står bryllupet? When is the wedding? Slaget ved Waterloo stod i 1815. The battle of Warerloo took place in 1815.
  5. to reach, be at Vannspruten stod langt over brygga. The spurt of water reached way over the pier.
  6. to be written, to say Tror du ikke på meg? Det står i avisen. Don't you believe me? It says so in the paper.
  7. (tests and exams) to pass Hvordan gikk det, stod du til eksamen? How did it go, did you pass your exam. (literally: "how did it go, did you stand to the exam?")
Synonyms: kneise, rage, rekke, stande, være, være oppreist, ligge, være, stanse, stoppe, stoppe opp, figurere, finne sted, foregå, skje, være, , være
noun: {{nb-noun-m1}}
  1. (offensive, ethnic slur) a person with dark complexion
  • Considered by some to be racist.
sykkel {{wikipedia}} etymology From English cycle, abbreviated form of bicycle.
noun: {{nb-noun-irreg}}
  1. bicycle, cycle
  2. (informal) motorcycle
verb: {{head}}
  1. (informal) to pee, have a pee
  2. (informal) to wee, have a wee
Synonyms: pisse (more informal), urinere (formal) Regarded as a euphemistic form of pisse, but it is less formal than urinere.
type etymology From Ancient Greek "typos"
noun: {{head}}
  1. a type (kind, sort)
  2. typeface
  3. (slang) a male person, a boy or man
  4. (slang) someone's boyfriend exampleTypen til Anne''. Anne's boyfriend.
tyskertøs etymology From tysker ‘German’ + tøs ‘slut’.
noun: {{nb-noun-c}}
  1. (pejorative) A Norwegian woman who had sexual relations with German soldiers during World War II.
tøffel {{wikipedia}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (footwear) a slipper
  2. (informal) a henpecked husband under tøffelen - henpecked, under the thumb
urven etymology Unknown
adjective: {{nb-adj-5}}
  1. (colloquial) under the weather; slightly ill
Synonyms: hanglete, skranten, halvsyk, klein, uggen
verdens eldste yrke {{wikipedia}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (euphemistic, colloquial) world's oldest profession
vulgær etymology From French vulgaire, from Latin vulgaris, from vulgus.
adjective: {{head}}
  1. vulgar

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