séant

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

séant

  1. Present participle of seoir.

AdjectiveEdit

séant m (feminine séante, masculine plural séants, feminine plural séantes)

  1. (heraldry) sejant
  2. (obsolete) sitting (i.e. of a person in an assembly)
  3. befitting (to), suitable

NounEdit

séant m (plural séants)

  1. (with personal pronoun) sitting position
    • 1829, Victor Hugo, Le Dernier jour d'un condamné, II:
      J'ouvris les yeux, je me dressai effaré sur mon séant.
      I opened my eyes and sat up, alarmed.
  2. (colloquial) bottom; behind (of a person)

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