Sape

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Definition

la SAPE : a style of dressing from the Congo which emphasizes elegance and brightly colored luxury clothing nom féminin
SAPE stands for La société des ambianceurs et des personnes élégantes (The Society of Crowd-Warmers and Elegant People).

la sape : clothes, threads, gear nom fémininargot

sapé(e) (comme jamais) : dressed up (to the nines) adjectif masculin, fémininargot

Examples

  • "- Kinshasa : ne le prenez pas mal, mais l’art de la sape congolaise pourrait égayer votre garde-robe."
  • "Sapés comme jamais"

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