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Pronunciation: /plɔ̃/

Translation of plomb in English:


  • 2 (in hunting) un plomb a lead pellet du plomb lead shot


avoir du plomb dans l'aile

[fam], to be in a bad way [fam]

cela va leur mettre du plomb dans la cervelle

[fam], that will knock some sense into them

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