Last modified on 5 May 2014, at 07:35

bolwassing

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bol (sphere, head) +‎ wassing (washing).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bol‧was‧sing

NounEdit

bolwassing f (plural bolwassingen, diminutive bolwassinkje n)

  1. (physical, now rare) a rough rub trough the hair, as a mild warning (usually to a junior) or just in jest
  2. a verbal dressing-down