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English translation of 'zerzausen'

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zerzausen

Word forms: zerzaust past participle
Verb Table transitive verb
to ruffle
[Haar] to tousle

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Example Sentences Including 'zerzausen'

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Andere Abgeordnete sind darauf erpicht, das Gatt-Gesetz zu zerzausen bzw. ihre speziellen Interessen darin einzubringen.
Neue Zürcher Zeitung (1994)
Mit emphatischem Geschrei undüberhitzter Gestik zerzausen sie Kafkas Text:
Neue Zürcher Zeitung (1994)

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Used Rarely. zerzausen is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'zerzausen' in Other Languages

British English: ruffle VERB
If you ruffle someone's hair, you move your hand backwards and forwards through it as a way of showing your affection towards them.
Don't let that get you down,' he said ruffling his son's dark curls.

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Translation of zerzausen from the Collins German to English
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