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feminine: maligne
Pronunciation: /malɛ̃/, /maliɲ/

Translation of malin in English:


  • 2 [familier] (difficile)ce n'est pas plus malin que ça ce n'est pas bien malin
    it's not exactly difficult

nom masculin, nom féminin

  • 1 (personne rusée)
    clever person
    un petit malin [familier] (enfant)
    a little devil [familier]
    smart aleck [familier]
    regardez-moi ce gros malin! [familier]
    who's the bright spark! (anglais britannique) [familier]
    who's the smart one! (anglais américain)
    faire le or son malin [familier] jouer au plus malin [familier]
    to play the wise guy [familier]


à malin, malin et demi

there's always someone who will outwit you
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