All About the French Word Un Soupçon

Variety is the spice of life
PeopleImages/DigitalVision/Getty Images

The French word "un soupçon," which is pronounced, "soop-son," means "suspicion," "hint," or "drop (figurative)".

Examples


David est à l'abri de tout soupçon - David is free of any suspicion.

Je sens juste un soupçon d'ail - I taste just a hint of garlic.

Veux-tu un soupçon de vin ? - Would you like a drop of wine?

Related: soupçonner - to suspect; soupçonnable (adj) - arouses suspicion; soupçonneusement (adv) - suspiciously; soupçonneux (adj) - suspicious