A poil

French vocabulary & translations (see all)

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Definition

à poil : (stark, buck) naked, nude adjectiffamilier

À poil literally means ‘to the (body) hair’, meaning that someone is nude to the point that their body hair is exposed.

un poil : a (body) hair nom masculin

Note that un poil is only used to describe body hair, and not the hair on the head (les cheveux, un cheveu).

Examples

  • "Tu t’retrouves à poil sans tes bottes"
  • "Victor : Et un créneau pour les gens qui veulent nager à poil !"

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