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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French malote.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

malloot f (plural malloten, diminutive mallootje n, feminine mallote)

  1. fool, idiot, moron [from 19th c.]
    • 1873 November 12, "Een oud Mecklenburgsch Schoolmeester (feuilleton)", Het Nieuws van den Dag. Kleine courant, page 1.
      „Och malloot, wie heeft je dat weer wijs gemaakt?”
      "Oh fool, who made you believe that?"
  2. (archaic) exuberant, hyperactive or foolish woman [16th - 20th c.]

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

malloot (comparative malloter, superlative mallootst)

  1. (uncommon) foolish
    Synonyms: dwaas, mal, malloterig, mallotig

InflectionEdit

Inflection of malloot
uninflected malloot
inflected mallote
comparative malloter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial malloot malloter het mallootst
het mallootste
indefinite m./f. sing. mallote mallotere mallootste
n. sing. malloot malloter mallootste
plural mallote mallotere mallootste
definite mallote mallotere mallootste
partitive malloots malloters