Share this entry

cracher
Pronunciation: /kʀaʃe/

Translation of cracher in English:

verbe transitif

  • 3 (dire) cracher des injures à quelqu'un
    to hurl abuse at somebody
    ‘bande d'idiots,’ cracha-t-elle
    ‘you fools,’ she hissed
    elle lui cracha à la figure que …
    she told him/her venomously that …

verbe intransitif

  • 2 [figuré]cracher sur quelqu'un (mépriser)
    to despise somebody
    (injurier) to hurl abuse at somebody
    je ne cracherais pas dessus (familier)
    I wouldn't say no, I wouldn't turn up my nose at it

Idioms

[familier]
c'est comme si on crachait en l'air

it's a complete waste of time

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: