cafard translation | French-English dictionary

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cafard

  

      nm  
   (=insecte)   cockroach
   (=tristesse)   depression  
avoir le cafard      to be feeling down  
J'ai le cafard.      I'm feeling down.  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

cafardeux, canard, chauffard, caf

cafard n.
cockroach ; sneak

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
vt.
1) sneak (vt), 2) sneak on (vi), 3) be feeling down (vi)
v.
sneak (vt.) ; sneak on (vi.) ; be feeling down (vi.)
exp.
I'm feeling down.
n.
fit of the blues
v.
have the blues
v.
depress
v.
get the blues
exp.
to be feeling down
n.
cockroach killer
n.
cockroach control
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'cafard' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
cafard
exp.
le cafard
v.
a le cafard
n.
cafard ; blatte
n.
gardon ; cafard
n.
cafard ; mélancolie ; dépression
[Fig.]
exp.
J'ai un peu le cafard.
pr. part
essuyant (vt.) ; ayant le cafard (vi.)
n.
coup de cafard
pr. part
ayant le cafard
"cafard": examples and translations in context
C'est juste un cafard, tôt ou tard, on va l'écraser. He's a cockroach, sooner or later he'il be squashed.
Voici un cafard running "autour d'une assiette. Here comes a cockroach running 'round a plate.
-Le lion ne s'associe pas avec le cafard. A lion doesn't cooperate with a cockroach.
Selon un cafard que je connais, elle portait sûrement du rouge à lèvres bleu. According to a cockroach I know, she might have been wearing blue lipstick.
Mais vous n'avez jamais vu quelqu'un manger de cafard correctement préparé. But you've never seen someone eat a cockroach that was prepared properly.
le cafard d'lstanbul on me colle 30 ans je n'ai plus rien à perdre ... Istanbul blues they give me 30 years ain't got nothing left to lose ...
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