French translation of 'loaded'
1. [gun] chargé(e)
2. [tray, trolley] chargé(e)
loaded with sth chargé(e) de qch
a trolley loaded with luggage un chariot chargé de bagages
3. (figurative) (= full of)
to be loaded with sth être lourd(e) de qch
The phrase is loaded with irony. L’expression est lourde d’ironie.
The President’s visit is loaded with symbolic significance. La visite du président est lourde de signification symbolique.
4. (= biased)
to be loaded in favour of sb être favorable à qn
to be loaded against sb être défavorable à qnsee also loaded question
the dice are loaded (literal) les dés sont pipés; (figurative) les dés sont pipés
The dice are loaded against them. Les dés sont pipés contre eux.
The dice are loaded in their favour. Les dés sont pipés en leur faveur.
6. (informal) (= rich) bourré(e) de fric (informal)
7. (informal) (= drunk) bourré(e) (informal)
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It has to send a signal to foreign investors that Russian capitalism is not a game with loaded dice.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He says: 'I would be a disaster if anyone gave me a loaded gun.The Sun (2013)
Most of us would answer no to this (loaded) question.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
That sounds like a loaded question.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We may not pull the trigger, but we are expected to hand over a loaded gun.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I feel like a loaded gun.The Sun (2016)
And there's something about a woman in uniform carrying a loaded gun.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A naked woman and a loaded gun are persuasive objects.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Detectives said last night that they had recovered a loaded gun in connection with the robbery.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was walking around with a loaded gun and ready to use it as we have seen.The Sun (2016)
READ the full interview in this month's Loaded magazine.The Sun (2012)
The Sun reported that a loaded gun legally owned by the footballer was found at the house.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They claim he had a loaded gun.The Sun (2016)
Obituaries are rich territory for the loaded phrase, of which this is a particular favourite.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The problem is that'legal aid' seems to have become a loaded phrase.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The second is a loaded question to play on the idea that the euro is already a failure: and who could want to be part of that?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: loaded ADJECTIVE
A loaded question or word has more meaning or purpose than it appears to have, because the person who uses it hopes it will cause people to respond in a particular way.
That's a loaded question.
Translation of loaded from the Collins English to French Dictionary