French translation of 'refreshing'
- (= cooling) [drink, shower]
- (= giving energy) [sleep, rest]
- (= pleasingly unusual) [fact, idea, change]
⇒ This film makes a refreshing change.
Ce film constitue un changement rafraîchissant.it is refreshing to do sth
c'est rafraîchissant de faire qch
⇒ It was refreshing to meet a woman executive.
C'était rafraîchissant de rencontrer une femme cadre.
Example Sentences Including 'refreshing'
They had a carafe of white wine which had not much flavour but was cool and refreshing.Come and Be Killed
Cool, refreshing , simple love, a bottled fragrance that is there every day, is how I wanted to describe my feelings for Bali.GYPSY MASALA (2004)
His direct, cooperative manner came as a refreshing change after the sullen reticence of the previous few days.Riot
Trends of 'refreshing'
View usage over:
- (= cause to look or feel fresher)
- [skin, feet]
- [salad, vegetables]
⇒ Soak your feet in cold water to refresh them.
Trempez vos pieds dans l'eau froide pour les rafraîchir.
- [skin, feet]
- (= give more energy to) [food, sleep] [person]
redonner des forces à
⇒ A short nap will refresh you.
Un petit somme vous redonnera des forces.
- (computing) [web page, screen]
⇒ Click to refresh the page.
Cliquez pour rafraîchir la page.
- (= renew) [supplies]
to refresh sb's memory (= remind sb)
rafraîchir la mémoire de qn
⇒ Allow me to refresh your memory.
Permettez-moi de vous rafraîchir la mémoire.to refresh one's memory (= remind oneself)
se rafraîchir la mémoireto refresh one's memory of sth
se remémorer qch
Example Sentences Including 'refresh'
A short lie-down would do no harm -- it would refresh him, pep him up for starting work on the soap opera.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
Music, of course, enriches the soul and riding is an amazing way to free your mind and refresh your spirit.AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
He walked on the opposite side of the street to refresh his memory of the building.Cover Story
'refreshing' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُجَدِّدٌ للِنِشَاط
- Brazilian Portuguese: refrescante
- Chinese: 提神的
- Croatian: osvježavajući osvježavajuća
- Czech: osvěžující
- Danish: forfriskende
- Dutch: verfrissend
- European Spanish: refrescante
- Finnish: virkistävä
- French: rafraîchissant
- German: erfrischend
- Greek: αναζωογονητικός αναζωογονητική
- Italian: rinfrescante
- Japanese: さわやかな
- Korean: 상쾌한
- Norwegian: oppfriskende
- Polish: odświeżający odświeżająca
- Portuguese: refrescante
- Romanian: înviorător înviorător, înviorătoare, înviorători, înviorătoare
- Russian: освежающий освежающая
- Spanish: refrescante
- Swedish: uppfriskande
- Thai: ซึ่งทำให้สดชื่น
- Turkish: iç ferahlatıcı
- Ukrainian: освіжаючий
- Vietnamese: làm tỉnh táo
Translation of refreshing from the Collins English to French Dictionary