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planche
Pronunciation: / plɑ̃ʃ /

also: planches nom féminin pluriel

  • les planches (de bord de mer)
    the boardwalk
    (sg)

Compounds

planche à billets

  • minting plate
    faire marcher la planche à billets (familier)
    to print money

planche à découper

planche à dessin

planche à laver

planche à pain

planche à pâtisserie

planche à repasser

  • ironing-board

planche à roulettes

planche de salut

planche de surf

planche à voile

Idioms

monter sur les planches

(Théâtre)
to go on the stage, to tread the boards

brûler les planches

(Théâtre)
to bring the house down

[familier]
avoir du pain sur la planche

to have one's work cut out

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