French translation of gauntlet
- [of motorcyclist]
gant mpl (à crispin)to throw down the gauntlet (= make a challenge)
jeter le gantto pick up the gauntlet (= accept challenge)
relever le gant
to run the gauntlet of
⇒ She was forced to run the gauntlet of 300 jeering demonstrators.
Elle avait dû braver les huées de 300 manifestants.
Example Sentences Including 'gauntlet'
She took his arm as they ran the gauntlet of whispers and followed Lamar out the other side to the stairs.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Looked at from a certain standpoint, the whole work was one giant sexual gauntlet.THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
Jennings grunted assent and reached out his gauntlet to take the object.The Complete Stories Volume 2
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Translation of gauntlet from the Collins English to French Dictionary