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large

Pronunciation: /laʀʒ/

Translation of large in English:

adj

  • 5avoir les idées larges, être large d'esprit to be broad-minded

adv

  • 1 [plan] on a generous scale; [calculate, measure] on the generous side
  • 2s'habiller large to wear loose-fitting clothes

m

  • 1faire quatre mètres de large to be four metres (BrE) wide

Compounds

large bande

Idioms

ne pas en mener large

[fam], to be worried sick [fam]

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