punaise

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See also: punaisé

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

punaise f (plural punaises)

  1. (entomology) A bug, a true bug: a member of order Heteroptera
  2. bedbug
  3. (colloquial, of a woman) A bug, a nothing; a term of abuse signifying disrespect
  4. A tack, thumbtack, drawing pin

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Interjection[edit]

punaise

  1. (colloquial, regional) darn, shoot, shucks

Verb[edit]

punaise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of punaiser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of punaiser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of punaiser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of punaiser
  5. second-person singular imperative of punaiser

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