PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

słój +‎ -ik

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

słoik m inan (diminutive słoiczek, augmentative słój)

  1. jar

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

słoik m anim

  1. (slang, Warsaw, often derogatory) non-native Varsovian; a person that works or studies in Warsaw but leads most of their social life in their hometown
    For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:słoik.

Usage notesEdit

This sense is derived from the jars of cooked food which the stereotypical słoik brings back from their hometown. Carries connotations of unsophistication, low material status, and lack of integration with other inhabitants.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • słoik in Polish dictionaries at PWN