misère

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Etymology[edit]

From French misère.

Noun[edit]

misère (plural misères)

  1. (in Whist and other card games) A bid to lose every or majority of tricks, with no trumps.

Adjective[edit]

misère (not comparable)

  1. Played according to the reverse of the usual winning convention.
    A strategy in misère backgammon is to put six blots in a row.
  2. In which a player unable to move wins.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin miseria.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

misère f (plural misères)

  1. misery
  2. poverty
    Il a vécu pendant longtemps dans la misère.

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