lourd

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From Old French lourt, from Latin lūridus (attested in a Late Latin gloss in the form lordus, lurdus).

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lourd (feminine singular lourde, masculine plural lourds, feminine plural lourdes)

  1. heavy
  2. clumsy, oafish
  3. (informal) annoying, a drag
    Synonyms: pénible, chiant
    Ce type est vraiment lourd, il arrête pas de me parler sans remarquer que je m'en fous.
  4. (weather) sultry, humid
  5. (boxing) heavyweight

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