English translation of 'décousu'
Word forms: décousu, décousue
past participle of verb
1. [ourlet] unstitched
2. (figurative) [texte, discours] disjointed
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Il est réjouissant, plein d'imprévus, apparemment décousu, de fait beaucoup plus cohérent qu'il n'y paraît.Le Monde (1998)
Je n'avais pas vu une chose, c'est qu'on n'en avait pas décousu les poches.Marie Claire
LE PALLADIUM a tenu la vedette d'un feuilleton décousu qui vient peut-être de connaître son dénouement.Le Monde (1999)
Une oeuvre profondément pessimiste, au caractère décousu mais dont la singularité ne saurait laisser indifférent.Le Monde (1999)
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British English: disjointed ADJECTIVE
Disjointed words, thoughts, or ideas are not presented in a smooth or logical way and are therefore difficult to understand.
She was used to his disjointed, drunken ramblings.
British English: piecemeal ADJECTIVE
A piecemeal process happens gradually, usually at irregular intervals, and is probably not satisfactory.
These piecemeal solutions won't work.
British English: rambling ADJECTIVE
writing If you describe a speech or piece of writing as rambling, you are criticizing it for being too long and very confused.
His actions were accompanied by a rambling monologue.
Translation of décousu from the Collins French to English
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