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Is Backpfeifengesicht a German word?

Is Backpfeifengesicht a German word?

Well, Germans have a unique word for that face: a Backpfeifengesicht — a face that’s badly in need of a fist. This is one of those strange words that’s uniquely German with no English equivalent. The word Backpfeife means “punch/slap” (on the cheek/face) and Gesicht means “face”.

What is the meaning of Backpfeifengesicht?

a face slap
Backpfeifengesicht meaning: Someone deserving of a face slap Okay, let’s back up for a second. A Backpfeife is actually a slang term for a face slap.

What does it mean when someone has a Slappable face?

But a Backpfeife is actually a slap in the face, so a Backpfeifengesicht is a face that really deserves to be slapped. It’s not generally used for people who are unfortunate to be so ugly that their face can be slapped. The cheeky young lady has a slappable face.

What is Punchable face in German? on Twitter: “German has a word for having a punchable face. It’s truly wunderbar.

What is the longest word in German?

The longest word in the standard German dictionary is Kraftfahrzeug-Haftpflichtversicherung – which is the word for motor vehicle liability insurance. But at 36 letters, it’s rather puny.

How do I use Backpfeifengesicht?

Backpfeifengesicht. This one is used to describe a face that’s in need of a good punch, as in, ‘good grief, he’s got a right backpfeifengesicht… that face is just asking to be punched’.

Why do Germans slap each other?

Schuhplattler diplomacy (German: Schuhplattler-Diplomatie) is a saying for Bavarian foreign policy: self-assertive, sometimes rumbling, and always engaging.

What is the shortest word?

Eunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels. Seven letter words with this property include adoulie, douleia, eucosia, eulogia, eunomia, eutopia, miaoued, moineau, sequoia, and suoidea. (The scientific name iouea is a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges.)

What are bad words in German?

10 German Swear Words and Insults you Really Should Know

  • Quatsch! /ˈkvatʃ/
  • Donnerwetter! /ˌdɔnɐ’vɛtɐ/
  • Depp! /dɛp/
  • verdammt. /fɛɐ̯ˈdamt/
  • Scheiße. /ˈʃaɪ̯sə/
  • Halt deinen Mund! /halt ‘daɪ̯nən mʊnt/
  • der Mist. /deːr ‘mɪst/
  • Leck mich am Arsch! /lɛk mɪç am aʀʃ/

What is the meaning of Kummerspeck?

grief bacon
Kummerspeck literally means “grief bacon,” and refers to the extra weight you might put on after a bout of emotional eating. Those suffering grief or heartbreak aren’t the only ones at risk of Kummerspeck. Many people also turn to food for comfort when they’re going through periods of boredom, stress or exhaustion.

What is Slappable?

Adjective. slappable (comparative more slappable, superlative most slappable) Suitable for slapping.