A catalogue of new words I learn in Greek and English. This is the public blog of Joanna Eleftheriou (Ιωάννα Ελευθερίου). I welcome comments that help refine my understanding of these words' nuances and usage. Thanks!
Monday, October 1, 2012
Μπρούκλης -- Brook--leess
Derived from the word Brooklyn (Greek Americans had wealth), a Brookleess is a someone with a lot of money, willing to share with his friends.
Ο φραγκάτος, ο ματσωμένος. Στο θηλυκό παίρνει την κατάληξη -ισσα (μπρούκλισσα).