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German translation: Giftzwerg (male squirt) / Xanthippe (female squirt)

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English term or phrase:squirt
German translation:Giftzwerg (male squirt) / Xanthippe (female squirt)
Entered by: Roland Grefer
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06:14 Aug 24, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: squirt
A small annoying person
C Davidson
Giftzwerg (male squirt) / Xanthippe (female squirt)
Explanation:
Giftzwerg. literally "poison (spitting/squirting) dwarf", typically used to describe a nagging/annoying guy.

Xanthippe, Gemahlin des Sokrates, dem sie drei Söhne schenkte. Ihren Ruf als zanksüchtige Frau führt man auf weiberfeindliche kynische Verleumdung zurück.
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Roland Grefer
Local time: 05:18
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Giftzwerg (male squirt) / Xanthippe (female squirt)
Roland Grefer
na +1Knirps (if male), Giftspritze (if female)
Andy Lemminger
naalso: Pimpf, Pimp
Ursula Peter-Czichi


  

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14 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Knirps (if male), Giftspritze (if female)


Explanation:
HTH :-)


    own experience (I know that person!!)
Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 03:18
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 2242

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Geri Linda Metterle: Sehe ich da irgendwelche Frauenfeindlichkeiten?
6 hrs
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38 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Giftzwerg (male squirt) / Xanthippe (female squirt)


Explanation:
Giftzwerg. literally "poison (spitting/squirting) dwarf", typically used to describe a nagging/annoying guy.

Xanthippe, Gemahlin des Sokrates, dem sie drei Söhne schenkte. Ihren Ruf als zanksüchtige Frau führt man auf weiberfeindliche kynische Verleumdung zurück.



    home.t-online.de/home/prehfeld/xanthwda.htm
Roland Grefer
Local time: 05:18
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 192
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Geri Linda Metterle
5 hrs
  -> Danke.

agree  Anna Bittner
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1 day 21 mins
also: Pimpf, Pimp


Explanation:
The term is sometimes used for a small child (in a somewhat affectionate sense). It describes someone who speaks up without having a standing in a conversation.
I love the term 'Giftspritze'. Haven't heard it in a long time ..... This term is very! insulting.

Ursula Peter-Czichi
United States
Local time: 05:18
PRO pts in pair: 78
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