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Pronunciation: /patine/

Translation of patiner in English:

verbe transitif

  • (couvrir de patine) (artificiellement)
    to apply a finish to, to patinate [spécialiste] (métal, meuble)
    (naturellement) to give a patina to (bois, statue)
    chêne/bronze patiné
    oak/bronze shiny with age

verbe intransitif

  • 4 (canadianisme) (tergiverser)
    to skirt the issue, to hedge

also: se patiner verbe pronominal

  • (bois, statue)
    to acquire a patina
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