à bâtons rompus

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a bɑ.tɔ̃ ʁɔ̃.py/

Adverb[edit]

à bâtons rompus

  1. desultorily, in a disorganised fashion
    discuter à bâtons rompus, parler à bâtons rompusto talk about this and that, to jump from one topic to another

Adjective[edit]

à bâtons rompus (invariable)

  1. free-flowing, open, meandering, rambling