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goguenard adj.
quietly ironic

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quietly ironic
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"goguenard": examples and translations in context
Ne prends pas cet air goguenard. Don't give me that smug look. Fine!
Tu la tenais par l'épaule avec un air goguenard. You had your arm around her with that humpy look you get.
Maman a dit qu'on allait à son musée préféré, le Goguenard. Mommy said you're supposed to take me to her favorite museum, the "Guggyheiny."
On aura ainsi pu, en l’espace de quelques jours, croiser Harrison Ford et Daniel Craig dans les rues sinueuses de la cité tessinoise, contempler un Abel Ferrara goguenard recevoir un Léopard d’honneur devant les milliers de festivaliers venus de Suisse et d’ailleurs pour l’occasion, entendre Gérard Depardieu parler avec une voracité gargantuesque... In the space of a few days, there was a chance to bump into Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig in the winding streets of the Ticino city, watch a quietly ironic Abel Ferrara receive a Leopard of Honour in front of thousands of festival-goers who had come from Switzerland and elsewhere for the occasion, hear Gérard Depardieu speak with enormous enthusiasm...
... spectateur, lui, le sent assez bien passer, et Moreno ne lui offre pour se distraire qu'un ou deux personnages amusants qui ont de la platitude des choses une approche plus goguenarde – "Ah bon, il ne se passe rien dans son deuxième roman ? Tant mieux, imagine-toi, s'il n'écrivait que des best-sellers !" ... coupled with the motif of subterfuge and disguise), viewers really feel time pass. By way of entertainment, Moreno offers us only one or two funny characters who have a more ironic attitude to this dull life – at the bookshop, Boris’ only friend with a sense of humour says to him: "Oh really, nothing happens in his second novel?
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