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ringard
corny, rinky-dink
anonymat
anonymity
un blason
coat of arms, heraldry
berk
yuck!
tocard
cheap, trashy
autrui
others
le béton
concrete
anéantir
to annihilate, wipe out, destroy
un frisson
shudder, shiver, thrill
un cachet
tablet, pill, stamp, seal, postmark, style
une aubaine
godsend, windfall
le chantier
building site, job site, depot
brider
to bridle, restrain, curb,keep in check
bref
in short, to make a long story short
détraqué
broken down, shaky, unbalanced
un fauteur
one who does something (usually causing trouble)
un entracte
interval, intermission, interlude, break
une giclée
spurt, squirt, spray (of bullets)
modique
modest (only used with money-wages, price, earnings)
une mèche
wick, fuse, lock of hair, streak, medicine pack, dressing
exigeant
demanding, exacting
coller
to glue, être collé à-to be stuck
un dico
slang for dictionary
un sbire
henchman
le diable
devil, hand cart, earthenware casserole quoi diable-what the hell?
le cadre
frame, container box, space on a form, setting, framework
cossu
well-off, opulent
châtier
to refine, perfect, to chasent, mortify, to punish (literary(
briser
to break, smash, ruin, wreck, tire out
le débordement
overflowing, boiling over
la baraque
shed, hut, stand, stall
la lutte
fight, conflict, wrestling
rôder
to loiter, lurk, prowl
tendu
tight, taut, tensed, strained
défaillant
failing, declining, weakening, shaky
un creux
hollow, hole, slack period
apaiser
to calm down, to appease, soothe
une lacune
gap, blank, lack, deficiency
occasionner
to cause, to bring about
un voyou
hoodlum, delinquent, brat
la revanche
revenge
déboîter
to disconnect, dislodge, dislocate
rentable
profitable, worthwhile
guetter
to watch. lie wait for, to be at risk of
le plomb
lead, lead shot, fishing sinker
le bordel
mess, chaos-Quel bordel!-What a mess!
tamponner
to mop up, plug, crash into, stamp
échouer
to fail, to end up
fiançailles
engagement
haletant
suspenseful, panting, breathless
la veille
wakefulness, night before, eve, brink
grogner
grumble, grunt, moan
réclamer
to ask for to claim, to demand, to complain
un jeton
token, chip, counter (fam) bang, dent
un mets
dish of food
un créneau
gap, niche, slot, parking space-parallel
renâcler
to snort, to complain to grumble
tutoyer
to use "tu" Et si on se tutoyait?-call me by my first name
la cupidité
greed
un ragot
piece of gossip
un débutant
novice
veiller
to stay up, be on watch, spend the evening
vertement
sharply, strongly
un bahut
sideboard, (inf) school, taxi, truck
paumé
lost, bewildered, poor
épais
thick (derog) dense, dull, thick
effroyable
appalling, horrifying
un bouc
billy goat, goatee
un malentendu
misunderstanding
abîmer
to damage, ruin spoil
un casseur
rioter, burglar, scrap dealer
une coqueluche
darling, sweetheart, idol
un abri
shelter, refuge
dégringoler
to collapse, to fall to rush/fall down
foncer
to rush, tear, charge along
illustre
illustrious, renowned
culotté
cheeky, sassy
la culotte-underpants
fredonner
to hum
une dérive
drift, deviation, abuse
la fouille
search, excavation, dig