flemme

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian flemma, from Latin phlegma "phlegm," one of the four bodily humours, thought to cause a sluggish and unemotional nature. Doublet of flegme.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flɛm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

flemme f (uncountable)

  1. (informal) laziness
    J'ai la flemme de le faire.
    I can't be bothered to do it.
  2. (obsolete) A lazy person.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

flemme f

  1. plural of flemma

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