Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pantofle.

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  • Audio File by Jean-Marc: listen to the French word pantoufle and the example sentence, above: Download "Pantoufle" Wav File.

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  • Audio File by Jean-Marc: listen to the French word pantoufle and the example sentence, above: Download "Pantoufle" Wav File .

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  • More about today's French word pantoufle ... un (e) pantouflard (e) = a homebody

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  • "In our refrigerator we have milk, eggs, butter, sour cream, etc. pantoufle."

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  • And a charming old expression (sadly, not used anymore): "Et caetera pantoufle" or "Etc. pantoufle" used to end an enumeration.

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  • Note: a sound file for today's word, and more, can be found at the end of this letter. pantoufle (pahn-too-fle) noun, feminine

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  • Expressions: passer sa vie dans ses pantoufles = to live a secluded life raisonner comme une pantoufle = (to reason like a slipper) to reason foolishly

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  • ~~~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~~~ la micro-onde (f) = micro-wave; la pantoufle (f) = slipper; On est quel jour?

    acrostiche - French Word-A-Day

  • I enter my belle-mère's tiny bathroom, sideways, inching my way to the tub known as a "sabot" which in French means "slipper bath" -- and for good reason: slightly bigger than a pantoufle, the tub's base is bi-level.

    mother-in-law

  • By my faith, said Picrochole, I will not then kiss his pantoufle.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

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