doodsbang etymology

Dutch word doodsbang comes from Dutch dood (Death (colloquial, Flemish) A lot. Dead.), Dutch -s- (Genitival interfix used to link elements in some compounds.), Dutch bang

Detailed word origin of doodsbang

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dood Dutch (nld) Death (colloquial, Flemish) A lot. Dead.
-s- Dutch (nld) Genitival interfix used to link elements in some compounds.
bang Dutch (nld) Anxious. Fearful. Scared, frightened Sound of an explosion or gun; bang.
doodsbang Dutch (nld) (by extension) scared to death, gravely anguished. (literally) fearing death, scared of dying.

Words with the same origin as doodsbang

Descendants of dood
doden doder
Descendants of -s-
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