bourré comme un coing

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally, "stuffed as a quince"

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bu.ʁe kɔ.m‿œ̃ kwɛ̃/
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AdjectiveEdit

bourré comme un coing (feminine singular bourrée comme un coing, masculine plural bourrés comme des coings, feminine plural bourrées comme des coings)

  1. (Europe, simile, slang) Very drunk; pissed as a newt; drunk as a skunk.
    Synonym: plein comme un œuf