habillé comme la chienne à Jacques

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EtymologyEdit

Literally "dressed like Jack's (female) dog" (or bitch).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.bi.je kɔm la ʃjɛn a ʒak/
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AdjectiveEdit

habillé comme la chienne à Jacques (feminine singular habillée comme la chienne à Jacques, masculine plural habillés comme la chienne à Jacques, feminine plural habillées comme la chienne à Jacques)

  1. (Quebec, simile) Dressed very poorly and with little fashion sense, especially if wearing old clothes.