bourré

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See also: bourre

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bourré (uncountable)

  1. (card games) A card game traditionally played in Louisiana, US.
    • 2005, Chris Rose, 1 Dead in Attic, Simon & Schuster 2015, p. 14:
      Joann Guidos, the proprietor at Kajun's, called out for a game of bourré and they all dumped their money on a table and sat down and let the cards and liquor flow.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bu.ʁe/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

bourré (feminine singular bourrée, masculine plural bourrés, feminine plural bourrées)

  1. stuffed or filled to the very limit
  2. (informal) drunk
    Synonyms: beurré (informal), ivre, saoul

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bourré m (feminine singular bourrée, masculine plural bourrés, feminine plural bourrées)

  1. past participle of bourrer

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