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See also: misere, Misere, and miserê

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French misère. Doublet of misery.

NounEdit

misère (plural misères)

  1. (card games, whist and others) A bid to lose every trick, or the majority of tricks, with no trumps.

AdjectiveEdit

misère (not comparable)

  1. Played according to the reverse of the usual winning convention.
    A strategy in misère backgammon is to put six blots in a row.
  2. In which a player unable to move wins.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin miseria.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mi.zɛʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

misère f (plural misères)

  1. misery
  2. poverty
    Il a vécu pendant longtemps dans la misère.

InterjectionEdit

misère

  1. dear me! dear Lord! oh boy! heavens! woe is me!
    Synonyms: seigneur, bon sang, bon Dieu

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