le sigh

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Used by Pepé Le Pew, stereotypically French skunk character in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons; combination of French le (the) and English sigh.


le sigh

  1. (informal, humorous, chiefly Internet) A sigh of longing or disappointment.
    • 2000, "Austin Creations", What if? (on Internet newsgroup alt.crafts.professional)
      I would also fly business class instead of in the cattle section.. *le sigh* I hate those small seats. Even though I lost weight, I swear the "economy" section of the plane has been getting smaller and smaller.