Spökes

See also: spokes and spökes

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ripuarian Spökes, derived with the common Rhenish morpheme -es from Spok (apparition; idle fun), from Middle Low German spōk, whence also German Spuk (apparition).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Spökes m (genitive Spökes, no plural)

  1. (chiefly colloquial) idle fun; idle talk; banter; absurd or pointless joking
  2. (chiefly colloquial) tumult; romp