Je-ne-sais-quoi

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Definition

un je-ne-sais-quoi : a touch or hint of something hard to define nom masculin

Je ne sais quoi literally means ‘I don’t know what’. The term is sometimes used in English.

Examples

  • "Quant aux taches de liquide corporel sur le papier peint moisi, elles ajoutaient un petit je-ne-sais-quoi au décor."

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