—noun, neuter. The horror-like feeling you get when you notice that somebody is oblivious to how embarrassing they truly are
There are a number of English words that have made it into the German language but take on a completely different meaning. And they cause a bit of confusion with native English speakers. Here are our 13 favorites.
This is seriously spot on…got caught out by 8 the other day. Someone asked me to pass the “box” behind me- turned around to see nothing even vaguely square shape and was all “????”