What Does Bourré Mean in English?

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The French word bourré, pronounced "bu-ray," is an adjective that means “stuffed” or “packed.” Bourré can also be used casually to describe someone who is inebriated. The related verb, bourrer, means “to stuff” or “to fill.” 

Examples

Mon sac est bourré de vêtements. - My bag is stuffed with clothes.

Il est bourré de talent. - He has a lot of talent.

Tu es bien bourré! - You're so drunk!

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