chaud

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chaut, chalt, from Latin caldus, from calidus (warm, hot).

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Adjective[edit]

chaud (feminine singular chaude, masculine plural chauds, feminine plural chaudes)

  1. warm, hot
  2. (slang) horny, randy (showing interest in sexual activity)
    Cette meuf est chaude à crever !
    That chick's horny as hell!
  3. (slang) enthusiastic, willing, up
    T'es sûr que tu veux y aller ? Je suis vraiment pas chaud, perso
    You sure you wanna go? I'm not really up to it, personally.
  4. (slang) hard
    Ça va être chaud de finir ça d'ici demain, je crois pas que j'aurai le temps...
    Finishing that on time is gonna be a close call, I don't think I'll have enough time...
  5. (slang) risky, dangerous, disreputable, dodgy
    Il vaut mieux éviter ce coin-là, c'est un quartier chaud.
    You might wanna steer clear of that area. It's a bad neighborhood.

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Noun[edit]

chaud m (plural chauds)

  1. heat, warmth

Adverb[edit]

chaud

  1. hot

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chaud m (plural chauds)

  1. (Jersey) stock