schnurstracks

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Schnur (cord, line) +‎ stracks (directly)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃnuːɐ̯ˈʃtʁaks/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schnur‧stracks

AdverbEdit

schnurstracks

  1. straightway, straight, directly (going somewhere immediately and on the shortest way possible)

SynonymsEdit

  • While the dated simplex stracks is synonymous with sofort and thus chiefly temporal, schnurstracks also has a strongly spatial dimension.

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