See also: Backfisch

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Backfisch(teenage girl”, literally “fish for baking).

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NounEdit

backfisch ‎(plural backfische or backfisches)

  1. A teenage or late-adolescent girl.
    • 1955, I knew, of course, it was but an innocent game on her part, a bit of backfisch foolery in imitation of some simulacrum of fake romance… (Nabokov, Lolita)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Backfisch, used in Swedish in the first two-thirds of the 20th century, but removed from more recent editions of SAOL.

NounEdit

backfisch c

  1. (dated) a backfisch

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of backfisch 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative backfisch backfischen backfischar backfischarna
Genitive backfischs backfischens backfischars backfischarnas

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