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EtymologyEdit

From the present participle of the Old French verb mescheoir, from *mé- + cheoir (choir). Compare also mauvais.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /me.ʃɑ̃/
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AdjectiveEdit

méchant (feminine singular méchante, masculine plural méchants, feminine plural méchantes)

  1. mean, unkind
  2. evil, wicked

NounEdit

méchant m (plural méchants, feminine méchante)

  1. jerk (cruel person)
  2. (fiction) baddie, bad guy, villain

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