cirer les pompes

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "to wax the shoes".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /si.ʁe le pɔ̃p/

Verb[edit]

cirer les pompes

  1. (idiomatic, slang) to suck up, to flatter

Conjugation[edit]

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