bidon

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English[edit]

A bidon mounted on a bicycle

Etymology[edit]

From French bidon.

Noun[edit]

bidon (plural bidons)

  1. (cycling) A water bottle.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bidon.

Noun[edit]

bidon m inan

  1. a bidon, occasionally also: a sports bottle
  2. (dated, rare) a jerrycan
  3. (dated, rare) a canteen (a water bottle used by a soldier)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bidon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biˈdɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bi‧don
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun[edit]

bidon m (plural bidons, diminutive bidonnetje n)

  1. A bidon; a sports drinking bottle, especially one used on a bicycle.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bidon (small portable container, sealed and made of wood or metal), from Old Norse bida, *biða (container, vessel), from Proto-Germanic *bidōn, *bidjan (tub, vessel, vat), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰidʰ- (pot, bucket, barrel), from *bʰeydʰ- (to weave, bind). Cognate with Icelandic biða (milkbucket), Norwegian bide (churn), Norwegian bidne (vessel), Latin fidēlia (clay or glass vessel), Ancient Greek πίθος (píthos, wine barrel).

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Noun[edit]

bidon m (plural bidons)

  1. can, tin, canister
    1. milk carton
    2. water bottle
  2. (childish) tummy

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Adjective[edit]

bidon (invariable)

  1. (slang) rigged
    La course de chevaux est bidon.
    The horse race is rigged.
  2. (slang) phoney, sham
    Ces cris et ces pleurs sont bidon puisqu'elle ne l'aimait pas.
    These cries and tears are phoney because she didn't love him.
  3. (slang) crap
    Ce film est complètement bidon.
    This film is complete crap.

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Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bidão.

Noun[edit]

bidon

  1. drum

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bidon

  1. preterite plural of bīdan

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From French bidon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bidon m inan

  1. (cycling) water bottle, bidon
  2. can, tin, canister

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Further reading[edit]

  • bidon in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • bidon in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bidon, Italian bidone.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bidon n (plural bidoane)

  1. can, tin, canister
  2. a canteen (a water bottle used by a soldier)
  3. a water bottle
  4. (plural only, slang) jugs, cans, breasts

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (can, canister): matara (regional)

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