Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The Pawnees, a tribe of North American Indians whose principal totem was the wolf.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • - Gueule-de-loup = Snapdragon (veut dire visages de loups) je voulais dire que ces fleurs aux noms négatifs devraient plutôt inspirer la suspicion et un peu de peur à Smokey mais lui, qui est très poétique, ne voit que l'aspect positif des fleurs: leur finesse, délicatesse et senteur, ce qui le fait rêver et non cauchemarder.

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • We see the focus for this film, Emilie Dequenne, playing our cinematic mentirosa and who I only know from Le pacte des loups, Brotherhood of the Wolf for us non-Parisians, secretly cuts her own face with a knife and cries wolf, ironically.

    This Week In Trailers: Mugabe and The White African, The Dungeon Masters, La fille du RER (The Girl on the Train), Talhotblond:,The Man Who Sold The World | /Film

  • Gueule-de-loup= Snapdragon veut dire visages de loups je voulais dire que ces fleurs aux noms négatifs devraient plutôt inspirer la suspicion et un peu de peur à Smokey mais lui, qui est très poétique, ne voit que l'aspect positif des fleurs: leur finesse, délicatesse et senteur, ce qui le fait rêver et non cauchemarder.

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • Femmes qui courent avec les loups- Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    Archive 2009-04-27

  • It had formerly been her delight, so she affirmed, to hear the loups-degorge (rouges-gorges) chanter dans les ogrepines (aubepines) — to hear the redbreasts sing in the hawthorn-trees.

    Les Miserables

  • One governor of New France complained that Acadians were “demirépublicains,” and very different from the stereotypical moutons (sheep) of Quebec and the loups (wolves) of Montreal.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Caillou comes to this project mainly as a designer and advertising artist with little comics background, and she seems to be on board mainly because she already contributed to the last Prima Linea multi-cartoonist animated project, Loulou et autres loups, a children's film which also featured Richard McGuire.

    Peur(s) du noir

  • Published in 1940 just before restrictions on Jewish authors came into effect, Les Chiens et les loups (The Dogs and the Wolves) has as its heroine Ada Stiller, a Jewish girl who grows up in the Ukraine but moves to Paris, where she lives from hand to mouth painting scenes of the world she has left behind, scenes too "Dostoevskian" in tone for French tastes.

    Irène Némirovsky: The Dogs & the Wolves

  • [2] Les Biens de ce monde, Le Vin de solitude, Les Chiens et les loups, and Jézabel are due to appear in Everyman's Library in 2010 or 2011, in English translations by Sandra Smith.

    Irène Némirovsky: The Dogs & the Wolves

  • Like intelligent slaves, they gave highway robbers the chance of plundering one of the richest capitalists in France, the most deeply cunning of the race which, in France, have been energetically styled lynxes — loups-cerviers.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.