entpuppen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ent +‎ Puppe +‎ -en

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛntˈpʊpn̩/
  • Hyphenation: ent‧pup‧pen

VerbEdit

entpuppen (weak, third-person singular present entpuppt, past tense entpuppte, past participle entpuppt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive, zoology) to eclose, to emerge from its cocoon/pupa
  2. (reflexive, with als) to turn out to be (become apparent or known)
    Synonym: herausstellen

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