avoir les jambes en coton

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

avoir +‎ les +‎ jambe +‎ en +‎ coton. Literally, "to have legs of cotton".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.vwaʁ le ʒɑ̃b ɑ̃ kɔ.tɔ̃/
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Verb[edit]

avoir les jambes en coton

  1. (idiomatic) to be weak and shaky on one's legs; to be jelly-legged

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