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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian друг (drug, friend), in which sense it is used in the invented slang in Anthony Burgess's dystopian novel A Clockwork Orange (1962).

NounEdit

droog (plural droogs)

  1. A violent young gang member or a hooligan.

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AfrikaansEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch droog, from Middle Dutch drôge, from Old Dutch *drōgi, from Proto-Germanic *draugiz.

AdjectiveEdit

droog (attributive droë, comparative droër, superlative droogste)

  1. dry
    Julle moet eers droë klere aantrek, voordat jul na buite gaan.
    You must first put on dry clothes before you go outside.
  2. arid
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch drogen, from Middle Dutch drôgen, from etymology 1.

VerbEdit

droog (present droog, present participle drogende, past participle gedroog)

  1. (ergative) to dry
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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch drôge, from Old Dutch *drōgi, from Proto-Germanic *draugiz.

AdjectiveEdit

droog (comparative droger, superlative droogst)

  1. dry
  2. arid
InflectionEdit
Inflection of droog
uninflected droog
inflected droge
comparative droger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial droog droger het droogst
het droogste
indefinite m./f. sing. droge drogere droogste
n. sing. droog droger droogste
plural droge drogere droogste
definite droge drogere droogste
partitive droogs drogers
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Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

VerbEdit

droog

  1. first-person singular present indicative of drogen
  2. imperative of drogen