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pou
pl poux
Pronunciation: /pu/

Compounds

pou de corps

pou du pubis

pou de tête

  • headlouse

Idioms

chercher des poux

[familier]
to nitpick [familier]

chercher des poux dans la tête de quelqu'un

[familier]
to find fault with somebody

être laid or moche [familier] comme un pou

to be as ugly as sin

être vexé comme un pou

[familier]
to be extremely offended

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