guimbarde

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Occitan guimbardo, from guimbar (to jump), from Old Provençal guimar (to leap), from Gothic *𐍅𐌹𐌼𐍉𐌽 (*wimōn).

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Noun[edit]

guimbarde f (plural guimbardes)

  1. (music) Jew's harp
  2. (colloquial) banger (UK), old car
    la vieille guimbarde de l'inspecteur Colombo

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