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bydlo

See also: bydło

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Polish bydło (cattle) in online culture as a derogatory term to designate someone who is considered backwards; compare the connotative uses of redneck and sheeple.

NounEdit

bydlo

  1. (pejorative) Someone who is backwards, lacking refinement and culture.

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bydlo.

NounEdit

bydlo n

  1. (archaic) livelihood

Usage notesEdit

  • Today usually only used in the phrase "pálí ho dobré bydlo" (literally "he's being burnt by good livelihood", meaning: he doesn't appreciate how easy life he has, he doesn't know he's born).

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