English translation of 'bâillonner'
Verb Table transitive verb
[victime, presse] to gag
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'bâillonner'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Il est entouré de policiers qui tentent apparemment de le bâillonner.Le Monde (2001)
Il sera désormais très difficile de les bâillonner et de les tenir à l'écart.Le Monde (1999)
On a tout fait pour la dégommer, pour évincer la narration du roman, pour bâillonner Alice.Le Monde (1999)
Trends of 'bâillonner'
Used Occasionally. bâillonner is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
'bâillonner' in Other Languages
British English: gag VERB
If someone gags you, they tie a piece of cloth around your mouth in order to stop you from speaking or shouting.
I gagged him with a towel.
Translation of bâillonner from the Collins French to English
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Study guides for every stage of your learning
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Unlock French with the Paul Noble method