filou

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French filou.

Noun[edit]

filou m (plural filou's)

  1. (Belgium) scoundrel, cheat
    Synonym: schurk

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a dialectal form of fileur.

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Noun[edit]

filou m (plural filous)

  1. (archaic) thief, pickpocket
  2. rascal, rogue
  3. trickster
  4. (colloquial) mischievous child

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

filou m (plural filous)

  1. (Jersey) pickpocket; rogue

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