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Word of the week: der Trotzkopf

Updated: Mar 6, 2021

der Trotzkopf

Noun: stubborn person

This colloquialism literally translates to 'defiance head' and can be used to refer to someone who is stubborn and wants their own way.Er ist so ein Trotzkopf!

He's such a contrary so-and-so!Ihr Bruder war schon ein großer Trotzkopf und ist es auch heute noch. = Her brother was always a very stubborn person, and still is.

A woman looking stubborn. Photo: Robin Higgins via Pixabay


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