English translation of 'ébouriffer'
Verb Table transitive verb
[cheveux] to tousle
ébouriffer qn to tousle sb’s hair
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Example Sentences Including 'ébouriffer'
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Assise sur un banc en plein soleil, Iva Majoli balaie d'un doigt des mèches dorées que le vent s'ingénie à ébouriffer.Le Monde (1999)
De quoi ébouriffer les classiques et austères autres bateaux classés " série olympique ".Le Monde (2000)
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Used Rarely. ébouriffer is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'ébouriffer' in Other Languages
British English: ruffle VERB
If you ruffle someone's hair, you move your hand backwards and forwards through it as a way of showing your affection towards them.
Don't let that get you down,' he said ruffling his son's dark curls.
Translation of ébouriffer from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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