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shingle
British English: /ˈʃɪŋɡ(ə)l/
American English: /ˈʃɪŋɡəl/

Translation of shingle in French:

noun

  • 1
    uncountable
    (pebbles) galets mpl
    before n (beach)
    de galets
  • 4 (hairstyle)
    coiffure (f) à la garçonne

transitive verb

  • 1 (Construction)
    couvrir [quelque chose] de bardeaux (roof)
  • 2 (style hair)
    coiffer [quelqu'un] à la garçonne

also: shingled past participle adjective

  • (hair)
    à la garçonne

Idioms

to hang up ou out one's shingle

[informal] (American English)
accrocher sa plaque [informal]

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