English translation of 'culot'
1. [d’ampoule] cap
2. (= effronterie) nerve ⧫ cheek (Brit)
Quel culot ! What a nerve! ⧫ What a cheek!
avoir du culot to have a nerve ⧫ to have a cheek
Il a un sacré culot ! He’s got a damn nerve! ⧫ He’s got a damn cheek!
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Example Sentences Including 'culot'
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Andrée a de l'aisance, un culot d'enfer et des yeux d'ange.Marie Claire
Avec un simple télex, des dizaines d'annuaires et un culot à toute épreuve, Albert Frère va démarcher dans le monde entier.Le Monde (1999)
Mon premier réflexe, naturellement, est d'éclater de rire devant l'incroyable culot de ce type.
Pour " y aller ", il faut aux femmes du " culot ", dit -elle.Le Monde (2001)
Pour lui, " In A Silent Way, c'est une chimie particulière, de l'artisanat et du culot ".Le Monde (2001)
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Used Occasionally. culot is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'culot' in Other Languages
British English: gall NOUN
If you say that someone has the gall to do something, you are criticizing them for behaving in a rude or disrespectful way.
I daresay he thought he was above the law. I can't get over the gall of the fellow.
Translation of culot from the Collins French to English
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