μακρύ χέρι

GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈkɾi ˈçeɾi/
  • Hyphenation: μα‧κρύ χέ‧ρι

NounEdit

μακρύ χέρι (makrý chérin (uncountable)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see μακρύ (makrý),‎ χέρι (chéri).
  2. (derogatory, idiomatic) long arms, sticky fingers (inclination to steal)
    Είχε μακριά χέρια αλλά κάποτε πιάστηκε.
    Eíche makriá chéria allá kápote piástike.
    He had sticky fingers but he was caught one time.
  3. (derogatory, idiomatic) Roman hands and Russian fingers (tendency towards unwanted sexual touching)
    Όταν ήταν νέος, είχε μακρύ χέρι αλλά τώρα συμμορφώθηκε.
    Ótan ítan néos, eíche makrý chéri allá tóra symmorfóthike.
    When he was young, he had Roman hands and Russian fingers but now he's cleaned up his act.