bougre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French [Term?], from Medieval Latin Bulgarus (Bulgarian). Doublet of bulgare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buɡʁ/
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [buɡ], [bʊɡ] invalid IPA characters (][)

Noun[edit]

bougre m (plural bougres)

  1. (colloquial) chap, guy
  2. wretch (miserable, luckless person)
  3. imbecile; idiot (general pejorative)
  4. (dated) sodomite, bugger
  5. (invariable, followed by 'de') bloody (intensifier)

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