l'habit ne fait pas le moine

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "the clothing doesn't make the monk".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /l‿a.bi n(ə) fɛ pɑ lə mwan/

Proverb[edit]

l'habit ne fait pas le moine

  1. It is not possible to judge things by external appearances alone; you can't judge a book by its cover.