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EnglishEdit

 
A bidon mounted on a bicycle

EtymologyEdit

From French bidon.

NounEdit

bidon (plural bidons)

  1. (cycling) A water bottle.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bidon.

NounEdit

bidon m inan

  1. a bidon, occasionally also: a sports bottle
  2. (dated, rare) a jerrycan
  3. (dated, rare) a canteen (a water bottle used by a soldier)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bidon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /biˈdɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bi‧don
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

NounEdit

bidon m (plural bidons, diminutive bidonnetje n)

  1. A bidon; a sports drinking bottle, especially one used on a bicycle.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bidon (small portable container, sealed and made of wood or metal), from Old Norse bida, *biða (container, vessel), from Proto-Germanic *bidōn, *bidjan (tub, vessel, vat), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰidʰ- (pot, bucket, barrel), from *bʰeydʰ- (to weave, bind). Cognate with Icelandic biða (milkbucket), Norwegian bide (churn), Norwegian bidne (vessel), Latin fidēlia (clay or glass vessel), Ancient Greek πίθος (píthos, wine barrel).

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NounEdit

bidon m (plural bidons)

  1. can, tin, canister
    1. milk carton
    2. water bottle
  2. (childish) tummy

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AdjectiveEdit

bidon (invariable)

  1. (slang) rigged
    La course de chevaux est bidon.
    The horse race is rigged.
  2. (slang) phoney, sham
    Ces cris et ces pleurs sont bidon puisqu'elle ne l'aimait pas.
    These cries and tears are phoney because she didn't love him.
  3. (slang) crap
    Ce film est complètement bidon.
    This film is complete crap.

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Old EnglishEdit

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VerbEdit

bidon

  1. preterite plural of bīdan

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bidon, Italian bidone.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bidon n (plural bidoane)

  1. can, tin, canister
  2. a canteen (a water bottle used by a soldier)
  3. a water bottle
  4. (plural only, slang) jugs, cans, breasts

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SynonymsEdit

  • (can, canister): matara (regional)

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