guimbarde

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Occitan guimbardo, from guimbar (to jump), from Old Provençal guimar (to leap), from Gothic *𐍅𐌹𐌼𐍉𐌽 (wimōn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guimbarde f (plural guimbardes)

  1. (music) Jew's harp
  2. (colloquial) banger (UK), old car
    la vieille guimbarde de l'inspecteur Colombo
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 03:20