baby-foot

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Pseudo-anglicism, built with the English words baby + foot (shortening of football).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.bi.fut/, /be.bi.fut/

Noun[edit]

baby-foot m (uncountable)

  1. table football, foosball (game)
    • 2016, Joey Richardière, Une fille venue d'ailleurs, Chiado.
      Lorsque les copains se retrouvaient au café du coin, pour boire une bière, taquiner le flipper ou le baby-foot, il n'était accepté que parce qu'il régalait.
      When the mates met up in the café at the corner, to drink a beer, have a go at the pinball machine or the football table, he was only tolerated because he treated them.

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Descendants[edit]

  • (Kuwait) Gulf Arabic: بيبي فوت(bebī fūt)

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