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charpie
Pronunciation: /ʃaʀpi/

Translation of charpie in English:

nom féminin

  • 1 [figuré] être en charpie
    to be in shreds
    réduire or mettre quelque chose en charpie
    to tear something to shreds
    mettre quelqu'un en charpie (adversaire violent)
    to beat somebody to a pulp [familier]
    (critique)
    to make mincemeat of somebody
    (animal)
    to tear somebody limb from limb
    (véhicule)
    to mangle somebody

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