Quatsch

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb quatschen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kvatʃ/
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NounEdit

Quatsch m (genitive Quatsches, no plural)

  1. (colloquial) verbal nonsense
    Synonyms: Stuss, Unsinn
    Was für Quatsch ist das?What kind of nonsense is that?
  2. used to acknowledge that the speaker has just misspoken and to introduce the correction
    Zuhause habe ich ein Meerschwein, Quatsch, ein Meerschweinchen.
    At home I have a porpoise, I mean a guinea pig.

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