poppenkast

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: pop‧pen‧kast

EtymologyEdit

pop (puppet) +‎ -en- +‎ kast (wardrobe, casing)

NounEdit

poppenkast m, f (plural poppenkasten, diminutive poppenkastje n)

  1. (literally) A portable miniature theatre and puppets for use in it
  2. A puppet-show, notably of the Punch and Judy type
  3. (figuratively) A bad, excessive or hilarious 'show', pointlessly theatrical conduct

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • poppenkasterij

Related termsEdit

  • poppenspeler m
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 04:32