Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person given to idle observation of everything, with wonder or astonishment; a credulous or gossipy idler.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Badar, from where we get the word badaud, means to stand open-mouthed.

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  • Badar, from where we get the word badaud, means to stand open-mouthed.

    badaud - French Word-A-Day

  • Badar, from where we get the word badaud, means to stand open-mouthed.

    badaud - French Word-A-Day

  • Badar, from where we get the word badaud, means to stand open-mouthed.

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  • Badar, from where we get the word badaud, means to stand open-mouthed.

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  • My Larousse* dictionary defines "badaud" as a "promeneur* whose curiosity is easily seduced by a spectacle" (read: the bright red FOR SALE sign weighing on our gate).

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  • My Larousse* dictionary defines "badaud" as a "promeneur* whose curiosity is easily seduced by a spectacle" (read: the bright red FOR SALE sign weighing on our gate).

    French Word-A-Day:

  • My Larousse* dictionary defines "badaud" as a "promeneur* whose curiosity is easily seduced by a spectacle" (read: the bright red FOR SALE sign weighing on our gate).

    badaud - French Word-A-Day

  • My Larousse* dictionary defines "badaud" as a "promeneur* whose curiosity is easily seduced by a spectacle" read: the bright red FOR SALE sign weighing on our gate.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • My Larousse* dictionary defines "badaud" as a "promeneur* whose curiosity is easily seduced by a spectacle" read: the bright red FOR SALE sign weighing on our gate.

    badaud - French Word-A-Day

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  • n. - an idle, markedly stupid individual who believes just about anything and is a half-witted gossip.

    May 16, 2008

  • JM is getting ready to spend an evening at the Badaud Club - it's always good to catch up with his peers.

    January 31, 2010

  • Aud, go to your room.

    January 31, 2010

  • He wanders in search of the odd,

    As willing to mock as applaud - 

    A voice in the crowd,

    A mote in a cloud,

    The anchorless gawking badaud.

    October 5, 2014