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whale



whale
baleine


Définitions

anglais > français
whale
     1. n. (Zoologie) Baleine, cétacé
     2. n. (Intransitif) Chasser la baleine.
     3. n. (Transitif) Flageller, battre, rosser.
anglais > anglais
whale
     1. n. Any of several species of large sea mammals of the infraorder Cetacea.
     2. n. (figuratively) Something, or someone, that is very large.
     3. n. (figuratively) Something, or someone, that is excellent.
     4. n. (gambling) In a casino, a person who routinely bets at the maximum limit allowable.
     5. n. (finance, informal) An investor who deals with very large amounts of money.
     6. n. (by extension) A video game player who spends large amounts of money on premium content.
     7. v. (intransitive) To hunt for whales.
     8. v. (slang) To thrash, to flog, to beat vigorously or soundly.
français > anglais
baleine
     1. n. whale (mammal)
     2. n. whalebone
     3. n. (informal) landwhale

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

I'm sure I saw a whale here somewhere. 
Look, there's a humpback whale on the road! 
As in Norway, where the public has lost the taste for whale, the meat is hard to sell and the blubber is now thrown back into the sea. 
There is nothing in the body of a whale, which is of use to us, for which we cannot find equivalents elsewhere. 
The kind you need when your very consciousness is rotting like a beached whale in summer. 


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