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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from a North Germanic source, compare dialectal Norwegian penn (peen), Danish pind (peg), German Pinne (the peen of a hammer), Old Swedish pæna (to pound iron with a hammer).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːn
 
a ball-peen hammer

NounEdit

peen (plural peens)

  1. The (often spherical) end of the head of a hammer opposite the main hammering end.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

peen (third-person singular simple present peens, present participle peening, simple past and past participle peened)

  1. To shape metal by striking it, especially with a peen.
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Etymology 2Edit

From penis by shortening.

NounEdit

peen (plural peens)

  1. (slang) Penis.
    • 2009, Danny Evans, Rage Against the Meshugenah: Why it Takes Balls to Go Nuts, New American Library (2009), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      With all due respect (and that may be very little), the real truth is that being a dad is sometimes an imposition of pain far worse than any up-the-peen catheter could ever deliver.
    • 2010, Andrea Lavinthal & Jessica Rozler, Your So-Called Life: A Guide to Boys, Body Issues, and Other Big-Girl Drama You Thought You Would Have Figured Out By Now, Harper (2010), →ISBN, page 32:
      Where to touch a man that will drive him wild every time (Hint: It's probably his peen.)
    • 2012, Fanny Merkin & Andrew Shaffer, Fifty Shames of Earl Grey: A Parody, Da Capo Press (2012), →ISBN, page 49:
      It's so quiet you could hear a peen go soft.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:peen.
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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally the plural of Dutch pee, perhaps from Middle Dutch *pede, with plural peden (with a single attestation), of uncertain origin. Compare schoen en teen, also originally plurals but later singulars. Proposed cognates include English English pith en French French pied.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peen f, m (plural penen, diminutive peentje n)

  1. carrot (orange root vegetable)
    Synonym: wortel

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *peeni. Cognate with Finnish pieni.

AdjectiveEdit

peen (genitive peene, partitive peent)

  1. fine (of small pieces, small size)
  2. thin
  3. fine (of good quality)
  4. fancy

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

peen

  1. Genitive singular form of pee.

IngrianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

peen

  1. tiny

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

peen

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of peer.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of peer.