Translation of "poil" into English

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le poil m noun
pl. poils
hair [hɛə] (chez l'être humain)
La peau des animaux est couverte de poils.
The skin of animals is covered with hair.
fur [fə:] (animaux)

Phrases (9)

  1. à poil - in the nude
  2. avoir poil dans la main - be an incredible lazybones
  3. caresser dans le sens du poil - to stroke the way the fur lies
  4. chien à poil long - long-haired dog
  5. chien à poil ras - short-haired dog
  6. de bon poil - in a good mood
  7. de mauvais poil - in a bad mood
  8. gibier à poil - furred game
  9. brosse à poil d'aluminium - aluminium wool


La peau des animaux est couverte de poils. The skin of animals is covered with hair.
Alors tu as des poils sur le torse, après tout. So you've got hair on your chest after all.
Il est de mauvais poil aujourd'hui. He is as cross as a bear today.
Cette veste est un poil trop grande. This jacket is a little too big.
Le Kansas est pile poil au milieu des USA. Kansas is smack dab in the middle of the US.

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