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merde

[merd; English maird] /mɛrd; English mɛərd/
noun
1.
interjection
2.
(used as an expletive to express anger, annoyance, disgust, etc.)
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  • Keep this up and you, and your successor will slip down into the merde hole, and stay there.
Contemporary definitions for merde
interjection

crap!, shit!; an expression of annoyance, disgust, or exasperation

Word Origin

French

Usage Note

slang

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Word Origin and History for merde
n.

also merd, "dung," late 15c., from French merde "feces, excrement, dirt" (13c.), from Latin merda "dung, ordure, excrement," of unknown origin. Naturalized in English through 17c., but subsequently lost and since mid-19c. (and especially since World War I) generally treated as a French word when used in English.

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