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loaf
British English: /ləʊf/
American English: /loʊf/

Translation of loaf in French:

noun pl loaves

  • a loaf of bread
    un pain
    a brown/white loaf
    un pain complet/blanc

intransitive verb

Idioms

half a loaf is better than no bread

use your loaf (informal)!

fais marcher tes méninges (informal)!
Rhyming slang

Phrasal verbs

loaf about

loaf around

Definition of loaf in:

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