luchtkasteel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lucht (air) +‎ kasteel (castle).

NounEdit

luchtkasteel n (plural luchtkastelen, diminutive luchtkasteeltje n)

  1. (literally) A castle built in the air, as in fiction
  2. (figuratively) Any mirage or illusion, especially a dangerous delusion

SynonymsEdit

  • (illusion): zinsbegoocheling

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 27 January 2014, at 04:27