[ shoots-shtah-fuhl ]
/ ˈʃʊtsˌʃtɑ fəl /
Save This Word!
an elite military unit of the Nazi party that served as Hitler's bodyguard and as a special police force. Abbreviation: SS
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Origin of Schutzstaffel
Literally, “defense echelon”
Words nearby Schutzstaffel
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
British Dictionary definitions for Schutzstaffel
/ German (ˈʃʊtsʃtafəl) /
noun plural -feln (-fəln)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012