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What does the word "patsertje" mean in english? Options
cest_lavie
Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2009 1:17:16 PM
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I can't find a translation so it must be a slang word of some sort?..
anne
Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2009 6:29:36 PM
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What does the word "patsertje" mean in english?

patsertje is somebody who talks big. I think in English they use the word "boaster" for it.

It is indeed slang.

Anne
RaiVieS
Posted: Monday, October 26, 2009 3:15:12 AM
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"Windbag" would be another translation (of the word "patser"). The "-tje" part at the end is present to belittle the person in question.
Klaas V
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 6:49:59 PM

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Another translation/description could be "little upheaval maker". Raivies was right that 'je' means little or small and can be pejorative as well.

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excaelis
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anne wrote:
What does the word "patsertje" mean in english?

patsertje is somebody who talks big. I think in English they use the word "boaster" for it.

It is indeed slang.

Anne

In N. America 'Blowhard' is widely used.

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Bart
Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 2:03:13 PM
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Boaster (British), or bragger (North American), would be "opschepper" in Dutch. If "patsertje" means "iemand met een grote smoel" then the English slang word is bullshitter.



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