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nager

Pronunciation: /naʒe/

vi

  • 2 [fig] nager dans le bonheur to bask in contentment elle nage dans sa robe her dress is far too big for her
  • 3 [fam], to be absolutely lost

Idioms

nager entre deux eaux

to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds

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