cochon

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally imitative of the noise a pig makes.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.ʃɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cochon m (plural cochons, feminine cochonne)

  1. (obsolete) piglet
  2. pig
  3. (slang) dirty pig, swine, contemptible person

Usage notes[edit]

see porc

Adjective[edit]

cochon (feminine cochonne, masculine plural cochons, feminine plural cochonnes)

  1. (slang) dirty, smutty

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: amikoszoneria

See also[edit]

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