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vaurien

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French

Etymology

vaut 'is worth' + rien 'nothing'

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /vɔ.ʁjɛ̃/

Noun

vaurien m. (plural vauriens)

  1. good-for-nothing, a person regarded as useless/ worthless
    Cet esclave est un vaurien: même le fouet ne le rend pas productif
    That slave is good-for-nothing, even the whip doesn’t make him productive

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