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Definition: (familiar adj) - lousy, rotten, filthy, disgusting

Ce film est dégueulasse ! - This movie is disgusting!

C'est dégueulasse de voler aux enfants - It's rotten/disgusting to steal from kids.

Apocope: dégueu

Related: un/e dégueulasse (fam) - dirty pig, disgusting person; dégueulasser (fam) - to muck/up

Note: Several people have suggested to me that this word should be avoided, but I believe in teaching French as it is actually spoken, not just how some think it should be spoken.

The notation "familiar adj," above, indicates this word's register; if you don't know what that means, please see my lesson on register.

Pronunciation: [day goo lahs]

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