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From bouse +‎ -iller.


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  1. (colloquial) to wreck, smash up
    • 2014, Édouard Louis, En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule [The End of Eddy], Le Seuil:
      Comme mon père, qui, lorsqu’il était saoul, ressentait toujours ce besoin de prendre le volant. [] Elle lui a dit qu’il avait trop bu, trop pris de drogue pour ce soir, ce serait déraisonnable de sa part T’as quand même pas envie de te bousiller et de bousiller tes gosses avec.
      Like my father, who, when he was drunk, always felt this need to get behind the wheel. [] She told him that he had had too much to drink and taken too many drugs that night, and that it would be foolish of him: You don't want to hurt yourself and your kids, do you?
  2. (colloquial) to botch, screw up
  3. (colloquial) to kill
  4. (masonry) to do work in bousillage


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