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!That chick's horny as hell!
  3. (slang) enthusiastic, willing, up for
    T'es sûr que tu veux y aller ? Je suis vraiment pas chaud, perso !Are you sure you wanna go? I'm not really up for 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 hard, I don't think I'll have enough time...
  5. (slang) risky, dangerous, disreputable, dodgy
    Il vaut mieux éviter cette partie de la ville, ces quartiers sont chaud.It's better to avoid this part of the city; those neighborhoods are sketchy.

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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