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Pronunciation: /ˈpɔltɐn/

Translation of poltern in English:

intransitives Verb

  • 1
    (lärmen) crash or thump about
    es poltert
    there is a bang or crash
    ein polternder Lärm
    a din or racket
  • 2mit sein (sich laut bewegen)der Karren polterte über das Pflaster
    the cart clattered over the cobblestones
    er kam ins Zimmer gepoltert
    he came clumping into the room
  • 4
    [umgangssprachlich] (Polterabend feiern) hold a Polterabend

transitives Verb

  • „Ruhe!“, polterte er
    ‘Be quiet!’ he bawled

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