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merde

Syllabification: merde
Pronunciation: /merd
 
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Definition of merde in English:

exclamation

A French word for “shit,” used as a mild, generally humorous exclamation in English: Merde! What had she done!
More example sentences
  • We're very good at it and the French are, quite frankly, merde!
  • The husky female voice on the other end explained in mangled Franglish that she would like to - merde!
  • But, as he must have pronounced it, the word ‘mud’ had overtones of another of Dickens's favourite words, merde.

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