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British English: /skruː/
American English: /skru/

Translation of screw in French:


  • 3 (British English) [informal] (prison guard)
    maton/-onne [informal] m/f
  • 4 [vulgar] (sex)to have a screw
    tirer un coup [vulgar]
    to be a good screw
    bien baiser [vulgar]
  • 5 (British English) [informal] (wage)to earn a fair screw
    gagner un bon paquet [informal]

transitive verb

  • 1 (Technology)
    visser (object) (into dans)
    to screw something onto ou to a door/to the floor
    visser quelque chose sur une porte/au plancher
    he screwed the top on the bottle
    il a vissé le bouchon sur la bouteille
  • 2 (extort) [slang]to screw something out of somebody
    extorquer quelque chose à quelqu'un
  • 3 [slang] (swindle)
    arnaquer [slang] (person)
  • 4 [slang] (have sex with)
    se taper [vulgar]
    baiser [vulgar]

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Technology)to screw onto/into something
    (part, component)
    se visser sur/dans quelque chose
  • 2 [slang] (have sex)
    baiser [vulgar]


screw you [slang]!

va te faire voir! [informal]

to have a screw loose

avoir une case en moins [informal]

to have one's head screwed on

to put the screws on somebody

forcer la main à quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

screw around

screw around 1.1 [slang] (sleep around)
coucher à droite et à gauche
1.2 (American English) [informal] (do nothing)
glander [slang]
1.3 (American English) [informal] (refuse to be serious)
déconner [slang]
quit screwing around
arrête de déconner [slang]

screw down

1 screw down
(lid, hatch)
se visser
2 screw [something] down, screw down [something]
visser (à fond) (lid, screw)

screw in

1 screw in
(handle, attachment)
se visser
2 screw [something] in, screw in [something]
visser (bolt)

screw off

1 screw off
(cap, lid)
se dévisser
2 screw [something] off, screw off [something]
dévisser (cap, lid)

screw on

1 screw on
(lid, cap, handle)
se visser
2 screw [something] on, screw on [something]
visser (lid, cap, handle)

screw round

to screw one's head round
tourner la tête

screw together

1 screw together
se visser l'un à l'autre
2 screw [something] together, screw together [something]
assembler [quelque chose] avec des vis (table, model)
she screwed the two parts together
elle a vissé les deux pièces l'une à l'autre

screw up

1 screw up [informal] (mess up) (person, company)
merder [slang]
cafouiller [informal]
2 screw [something] up, screw up [something] 2.1 (crumple)
froisser (piece of paper, material)
to screw up one's eyes
plisser les yeux
to screw up one's face
2.2 [informal] (make a mess of)
faire foirer [informal] (plan, preparations, task)
2.3 (summon) to screw up one's courage to screw up the courage to do
3 screw [somebody] up [informal]
perturber (person)
he's really screw up
il est vraiment perturbé
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