Costaud

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Definition

(un homme) costaud : (a) stocky, beefy (man) adjectif

Note that although it’s technically correct to write costaude in the feminine, this form is rarely used in spoken French.

Une femme costaud(e). A stocky, well-built, strong woman.

Examples

  • "Je suis vieille mais costaud."
  • "Gérard : Un type un peu costaud, qui a toujours la même chemise noire ?"

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