It’s been a crazy busy month in the day job so I haven’t had too much time for writing/reading but these are some of the words that made it into my dictionary-check notes over the last week or so.
Croque-mitaine nm – bogey-man
Bellâtre nm – dandy
Amortisseur nm – shock absorber
Cravacher v – to whip
Loi du talion nf – an eye for an eye
Sénevé nm – 1. Mustard (botanic). 2. Mustard seed (grain).
Pelisse nf – fur-lined cloak
Minois nm – little face (e.g. look at his little face)
Sottisier nm – 1. Collection of howlers (book). 2. Collection of out-takes (Radio/TV)
Inopinément adv – unexpectedly