dessous

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin (from) + subtus (beneath), corresponding to de (from) + sous (beneath) in French. Compare Italian di sotto, Romanian Romanian dedesubt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /də.su/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -u

Adverb[edit]

dessous

  1. underneath; beneath

Noun[edit]

dessous m (plural dessous)

  1. underside; bottom
  2. disadvantage
  3. (in the plural) (women's) underwear
    Elle a osé montrer ses dessous en plein air.
    She dared show her undies out in the open.
  4. (in the plural) hidden agenda

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Preposition[edit]

dessous

  1. under; beneath

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