Definition of sacré bleu in English:

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sacré bleu

Pronunciation: /ˌsäkrā ˈblə/


A French expression of surprise, exasperation, or dismay.
Example sentences
  • Well, there's another Christmas ruined (sacré bleu)!
  • Sacre Bleu! That was a remarkable relay!
  • Paid amateurs? Sacre bleu!


Alteration of sacré Dieu 'holy God'.

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