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British English: /ˈməːdə/
American English: /ˈmərdər/

Translation of murder in French:


  • 3 [informal] (hell)it's murder in town today!
    c'est infernal en ville aujourd'hui! [informal]
    finding a parking space here is sheer murder!
    trouver à se garer ici, c'est infernal! [informal]
    to be murder on the feet/nerves
    être un cauchemar pour les pieds/nerfs

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative] [informal]
    tuer [informal]
    I could murder that woman [informal]!
    elle est à tuer, cette femme! [informal]
  • 3 [informal] (ruin)
    massacrer [informal] (language, piece of music)
  • 4 [informal] (defeat)
    écraser [informal]
    battre [quelqu'un] à plates coutures
    (team, opponents)
  • 5 (British English) [informal] (devour)I could murder a pint/a sandwich!
    je me taperais bien une bière/un sandwich! [slang]

also: murdered past participle adjective

  • the murdered man/woman
    la victime


to get away with murder

(dishonest people)
s'en tirer impunément

that child gets away with murder!

on lui passe tout à cet enfant!

to scream ou yell blue (British English) ou bloody (American English) murder

(public figure, press)
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