French translation of 'catapult'
1. (= slingshot) lance-pierres m inv ⧫ fronde m
2. (= siege engine) catapulte f
(= rise quickly) se catapulter
1. (= throw) projeter
to be catapulted into sth (by force, explosion) être projeté(e) dans qch
to catapult sb to stardom propulser qn au rang de célébrité
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Example Sentences Including 'catapult'
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BA was catapulted into the spotlight last Thursday when it announced that it had received an approach from an undisclosed bidder.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Each bird is strapped into a giant catapult, which is released by the player's finger.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Keep away pesky cats and squirrels with this wooden catapult.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Twice a day a huge, medieval siege catapult launches a fireball in battle.The Sun (2014)
Witness the world's largest catapult launch a flaming fireball.The Sun (2014)
THE weakest of the 3D demos, this sees you flinging a human being from a giant catapult in a bid to score points.The Sun (2010)
A show-stopping performance at a Guildhall recital suddenly catapulted her into the limelight.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
By rights we should be wearing caps and shorts with a catapult in the back pocket.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
How do we cope when we're catapulted back into the home?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I say that it certainly catapulted her to stardom.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is attached to a giant catapult.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Being catapulted into the limelight gave her opportunities to fuel her addictions.The Sun (2007)
Everything else at the weekend catapulted me back 30 years as well.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was catapulted into the limelight after his father's murder.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I told the driver to move off and became part of a giant catapult.The Sun (2010)
Now he has catapulted back to the top of a fast-growing organisation.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Watch eagles and vultures flying from the castle ramparts and the world's largest working catapult launching a fireball 150m into the air!The Sun (2015)
With crashed cars in front spinning out of control, he rammed another driver and was catapulted into the air.The Sun (2011)
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'catapult' in Other Languages
British English: catapult NOUN
A catapult is a device for shooting small stones.
Translation of catapult from the Collins English to French Dictionary