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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Zechpreller Someone who leaves without paying the bill. German adverse event friends
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Saper vivere The ability to handle people and situations with charm, diplomacy and verve; cf. savior faire (French). Italian friends attribute
Pochemuchka A person who asks a lot of questions Russian friends attribute habits
Mauerbauertraurigkeit The unexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who really like you. German friends habits
Friolero Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feel cold. Spanish attribute friends
Parea A group of friends who regularly gather together to share their experiences about life, their philosophies, values and ideas. Greek friends philosophical
Mangomoment "What can I do now for you, to make you happy?" Dutch love friends connection
Frostbeule Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feels cold. ("frost bite") German attribute friends
Guān xì (關係) Cultivating relationships; reciprocal connections; networking; social karma. Chinese society friends
Mencolek The trick when you tap someone lightly on the opposite shoulder from behind to fool them Indonesian funny friends action
Tartle The act of hesitating while introducing someone because you've forgotten their name Scottish funny event friends
Kusukusu The suppressed giggling and tittering of a group of women Japanese sound friends funny
Sortable adj. Someone you can take out without fear of being embarrassed, usually used to refer to friends or family members. e.g. "Elle n'est pas sortable." French friends interaction society
Fika Coffee and cake break with friends or colleagues Swedish food friends
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
L'esprit de l'escalier Thinking of the perfect reply after the conversation is over. French friends interaction
Filotimo A friend of honour, but it also implies dignity, pride, sacrifice and respect Greek character friends
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Retrouvailles Lit. 'rediscovery'; a reunion (e.g., with loved ones after a long time apart). French friends family



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