etterbuil etymology

Dutch word etterbuil comes from Dutch buil (Bruise, bump.), Dutch etter ((figuratively) A rotten, nasty person. Pus.)

Detailed word origin of etterbuil

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
buil Dutch (nld) Bruise, bump.
etter Dutch (nld) (figuratively) A rotten, nasty person. Pus.
etterbuil Dutch (nld) A localized accumulation of pus in the skin; a boil.