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à demi-mot

FrenchEdit

AdverbEdit

à demi-mot

  1. half, in a way that is hinted at.
    • 1902, Jules Verne, Les Frères Kip
      Len Cannon était assez intelligent pour comprendre à demi-mot que cela s’adressait à ses camarades des Three-Magpies comme à lui-même
      Len Cannon was smart enough to get the hint that it was aimed at his Three-Magpies shipmates as much as as him himself.