dicke Luft translation | German-English dictionary

dicke Luft exp.
a bad atmosphere

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exp.
sour milk ; curd(s)
exp.
knockers ; hooters
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Big Bertha
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a real peasouper ; very thick fog
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to be choking {or} gagging {or} dying for it
exp.
a big fat cigar
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walls 3 metres {or} meters thick ; 3-metre {or} meter thick walls
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dicke

  
di•cke      adv  
inf  
    dick       adj, f, adv, c, d  


Dicke   Di•cke      f   , -, -n  
a    (=Stärke, Durchmesser)   thickness  ,   (bei Maßangaben auch)    depth
b    [+von Menschen, Körperteilen]   fatness  
Dicke   Di•cke      m/f   decl as adj  
inf   fatty inf  , fatso inf  
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See also:

Dicke, Dicke, dick, dicketun

"dicke Luft": examples and translations in context
Als ob man durch dicke Luft fliegt! It's like flying in thick air!
Dicke Luft! Myriam, dicke Luft! Thickness Myriam air, thick air!
Willst du noch mehr dicke Luft machen? You wanna screw around some more?
Er musste nur was fressen, schon kam dicke Luft. He found his aroma lacked a certain appeal
Was denn los hier? 'n bisschen dicke Luft, was? What's going on here? Stormy weather?
Die "dicke braune Luft" hat viel zur Atmosphäre der Geschichte von Scrooge beigetragen. I think that "palpable brown air" gave a lot of character to the story of Scrooge.
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