une dalle

Definition:

flagstone, slab

J'aime les trottoirs en dalle - I like sidewalks made of flagstone.

Familiar expressions:
  • Que dalle ! - Damn all
  • ne... que dalle - not a damn thing
Gesture: Que dalle !

Informal expressions:
  • avoir la dalle en pente - to be a bit of a boozer
  • avoir / crever la dalle - to be starving
  • se rincer la dalle - to wet one's whistle
Related:
  • le dallage - paving, pavement
  • daller - to pave
  • un dalleur - flag layer
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Pronunciation: [dahl]