fou comme un balai

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "crazy as a broom".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fu kɔm œ̃ ba.lɛ/

Adjective[edit]

fou comme un balai (feminine singular folle comme un balai, masculine plural fous comme des balais, feminine plural folles comme des balais)

  1. (Quebec, simile) very agitated out of excitation or anxiousness