La catin

English translation: See below

06:35 Aug 10, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: La catin
Here is another one I am having difficulty with.
Paul Labour
English translation:See below
Explanation:
Hello,

This is a pejorative French word which is also quite dated.

It basically translates as
HARLOT or TROLLOP
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abrir (X)
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nadoll
John Garside
naslut, , drab, strumpet or trollop
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naSee below
abrir (X)


  

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5 mins
See below


Explanation:
Hello,

This is a pejorative French word which is also quite dated.

It basically translates as
HARLOT or TROLLOP

abrir (X)
PRO pts in pair: 56
Grading comment
Marvellous!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Heathcliff

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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30 mins
slut, , drab, strumpet or trollop


Explanation:
slut, drab, strumpet, trollop and I'm sure there are still other translations for this 'foul' term.

Any good dictionary.

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 15:25
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 287

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Heathcliff
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2 hrs
doll


Explanation:
can also mean a doll (as in the childs toy)

John Garside
Canada
Local time: 09:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 81

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Heathcliff
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