vaurien

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Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

vaurien (plural vauriens)

  1. (archaic) A good-for-nothing; a scoundrel.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vaut (is worth) + rien (nothing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaurien m (plural vauriens)

  1. good-for-nothing, a person regarded as useless or worthless
    Cet esclave est un vaurien: même le fouet ne le rend pas productif.
    That slave is a good-for-nothing, even the whip doesn't make him productive.

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