le métèque

English translation: outsider, stranger

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French term or phrase:le métèque
English translation:outsider, stranger

11:46 Jan 16, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: le métèque
This term appears in a sing title.
Suzie
The foreigner/the stranger
Explanation:
I personally like these terms best...
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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 03:48
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Summary of answers provided
naparvenu
Parrot
naThe foreigner/the stranger
Elisa Capelão
naThe Outsider
Yolanda Broad


  

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9 mins
The Outsider


Explanation:
I'm improvising a translation of this word, to make a good song title. The MEANING of the word is: foreigner, wop, wop, dago, etc. That is, this is *not* a nice word!

Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 22:48
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
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1 hr
The foreigner/the stranger


Explanation:
I personally like these terms best...


    Dic.Larrousse
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 03:48
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 37

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2 hrs
parvenu


Explanation:
in the sense of "usurper" - another meaning given by Larousse.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 04:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
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