Learn the French Word Dingue

The informal French adjective dingue, pronounced "deh(n)g", is translated to mean crazy or nuts. It may also be used as a noun -- un/une dingue, to indicate a crazy person.

Examples

  • Il est dingue de cette fille.
    He's crazy about this girl.
  • J'ai vu un film dingue.
    I saw a crazy movie.
  • Il y a un dingue dans ton appart.
    Some nutcase is in your apartment.

 

Related Words

Dinguer - (inf) to fall flat on one's face, la dinguerie - (inf) craziness, stupidity.