French translation of 'matchstick'
(= match) allumette f
matchsticks plural noun
(= thin sticks of vegetable) julienne f
to cut sth into matchsticks [carrots, leeks, cucumber, celery] couper qch en julienne
Cut the cucumber into matchsticks. Coupez le concombre en julienne.
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Example Sentences Including 'matchstick'
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A policeman had taken off his jacket and sat with his feet on the desk, a telephone to his ear, a matchstick exploring his teeth.SKORPION'S DEATH (1994)
A slim reed of a man wearing a raincoat and a porkpie hat stood chewing a matchstick, hands thrust inside his pockets.COVER STORY (1994)
She was a wiry haired woman, thin as a matchstick in her long tweed skirt and shapeless blouse.NOBLE BEGINNNINGS (1994)
Trends of 'matchstick'
Used Rarely. matchstick is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of matchstick from the Collins English to French Dictionary