English translation of 'branler'
Verb Table intransitive verb
(= être instable) [tas, pile, chaise] to be shaky
(= être lâche, mal ajusté, mal fixé) [dent, tuile, manche] to be loose
Verb Table transitive verbsee also se branler
1. (= secouer)
branler la tête to shake one’s head
2. (very informal) (= masturber) to jerk off (very inf) ⧫ to wank (very inf)
3. (= faire) (very informal)
Qu’est-ce que tu branles ? What the fuck are you doing? (very inf)
en avoir rien à branler de qch (very informal) not to give a fuck about sth (very inf) ⧫ not to give a toss about sth (Brit) (informal)
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'branler' in Other Languages
British English: wobble VERB
If something or someone wobbles, they make small movements from side to side, for example because they are unsteady.
The table wobbled when I leaned on it.
Translation of branler from the Collins French to English
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