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sprog

(sprɒɡ)
n
1. a child; baby
2. (Military) (esp in RAF) a recruit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprog - a new military recruit
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
2.sprog - a child
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
Translations

sprog

[sprɒg] N (Brit) (pej or hum) (= child) → rorro m, bebé m

sprog

[ˈsprɒg] n (British)môme mf , gosse mf

sprog

(Brit inf)
n
(= baby, child)Balg nt (pej inf), → Gör nt (inf); how are the sprogs?was macht der Nachwuchs? (inf)
(Mil) → Rekrut(in) m(f)
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