French translation of 'white-knuckle'
1. [ride] (in fairground) pour amateurs de sensations fortes
white-knuckle rides such as the rollercoaster les attractions pour amateurs de sensations fortes telles que les montagnes russes
2. [experience] riche en adrénaline
a hellish white-knuckle ride through the heavy London traffic une virée infernale et échevelée à travers la dense circulation londonienne
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When it happened a second time we knew we were in for a white-knuckle ride.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
For policymakers, it has been a white-knuckle ride.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
All around the world theme parks compete to build the scariest white-knuckle rollercoaster rides of all.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Its gleaming new timbers still manage to look old-fashioned and quaint and a world away from modern white-knuckle rides.The Sun (2015)
It has been a white-knuckle ride.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It's a white-knuckle thrill ride and the best sightseeing trip on earth combined.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But if this is all too much of a white-knuckle experience there are rides for all ages.The Sun (2010)
The future King was in fits of laughter as he clung to this white-knuckle fairground ride.The Sun (2006)
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Used Rarely. white-knuckle is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of white-knuckle from the Collins English to French Dictionary