fumer la moquette

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally, to smoke the carpeting. Compare English what were you smoking?

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fy.me la mɔ.kɛt/
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VerbEdit

fumer la moquette

  1. (informal, figuratively) Used as a jocular explanation of why someone is talking nonsense: they must be under the influence of drugs.
    Tu racontes n'importe quoi, t'as fumé la moquette ou quoi ?(please add an English translation of this usage example)