drachenfutter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Drachenfutter (dragon feed).

NounEdit

drachenfutter (plural drachenfutters)

  1. A gift given to placate someone, especially a spouse, who is angry at the giver.
    • 2010, E. A. St Amant, Edward Oliver Zucca, Instant Sober, page 39
      It was a sort of a friend to friend drachenfutter and he made this decision for three reasons.
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