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EtymologyEdit

From puin (wreckage) +‎ hoop (heap).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpœy̯nˌɦoːp/
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  • Hyphenation: puin‧hoop

NounEdit

puinhoop m (plural puinhopen, diminutive puinhoopje n)

  1. (literally) A pile of rubble; a ruin
  2. (figuratively) A terrible mess, anything in a disastrous state; a rotten job or result

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