busker

French translation: chanteur ambulant/saltimbanque

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English term or phrase:busker
French translation:chanteur ambulant/saltimbanque
Entered by: Kateabc
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19:28 Aug 2, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: busker
I know that a "musical" busker is a "chanteur ambulant". However, what term is used to describe the acrobats, magicians, etc., who try to make a living off the streets?
Kateabc
saltimbanque
Explanation:
personne qui exécute des tours d'adresse, des acrobaties sur les places publiques, dans les foires
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Alain R
Canada
Local time: 12:53
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Thanks so much. Merci!
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na +2saltimbanque
Alain R


  

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57 mins peer agreement (net): +2
saltimbanque


Explanation:
personne qui exécute des tours d'adresse, des acrobaties sur les places publiques, dans les foires


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Alain R
Canada
Local time: 12:53
PRO pts in pair: 208
Grading comment
Thanks so much. Merci!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jgal
5 hrs

agree  BOB DE DENUS: Saltimbanque is probably it, in a medieval sense perhaps the word "Troubadour" is more exotic !
7 hrs
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