temps de chien

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian tempo da cani, Dutch hondenweer.

See also Russian соба́чий хо́лод (sobáčij xólod) and German Hundekälte (literally a dog's cold).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɑ̃ də ʃjɛ̃/
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Noun[edit]

temps de chien m (uncountable)

  1. (informal) bad weather, filthy weather, dreadful weather, awful weather
    Synonyms: temps de cochon, mauvais temps
    Antonyms: temps de curé, beau temps

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