slobberhannes

noun

slob·​ber·​han·​nes
ˌs(h)läbərˈhänəs
plural -es
: a variation of the game of hearts in which the object is to avoid winning the first and last tricks and any trick containing the queen of clubs

Word History

Etymology

German dialect schlabberhans, schlabberhannes sloppy eater, gossiper, from schlabbern to eat sloppily, slaver, gossip + Hans, Hannes, nickname for Johann, Johannes John

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“Slobberhannes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slobberhannes. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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