What does Putain mean in slang?

What does Putain mean in slang?

Tell me more. “Putain”, is the most commonly-used swear word among French people (and among expats who’ve been here longer than three years.) It literally means something like “whore” or “hooker”, although is probably most similar to “fuck” in English in the way it is used.

How vulgar is Putain?

Essentially, putain is the equivalent of “fuck” as an exclamation (not as a verb, insult, etc.).

What does the F word mean in France?

Putain is your all purpose French swear word. You know how some English speakers love to use the F-word? They will use it to express emotions ranging from happiness to pain to anger and anything in between. Well, putain is its French swear word equivalent.

What does pitan mean in French?


From To Via
• piéton → pedestrian ↔ voetganger
• piéton → pedestrianwalker ↔ Fußgänger

What does putana mean in French?

Noun. putain f (plural puteiniaid) prostitute, harlot, whore.

Is Zut a swear word?

Zut alors or zut! Zut which is more common than the old-fashioned “zut alors” is actually just a very polite way to say merde. It’s like saying “shucks” or “dang” to avoid swearing in front of people you shouldn’t swear in front of.

What is a putain in French?

The word putain in French literally translates to whore. It is used like an English speaker would use shit or fuck even though the meaning of the word is whore. So… I said 2 things happened:

What is the difference between putain and prostituée?

The related word pute is more commonly used, especially if the intention is to be vulgar or insulting; prostituée is the neutral word. As is the case for many curse words, somewhere along the line, putain took on another, currently more common meaning. Essentially, putain is the equivalent of “fuck” as an exclamation (not as a verb, insult, etc.).

What does “Putain de ta race” mean?

On the other hand, you may hear putain de ta race which is sort of like saying “Fuck you and your family”. This expression is mostly used by young, lower-class people, and is considered extremely offensive just about anywhere, so I’d say it’s one to know, but not to use.

What does Putain de merde mean in French?

Putain de merde literally means “whore of shit”. That doesn’t really make much sense, but when you’ve gotten to the point when you say this, you’re too mad to care. This is the expression French people use when they’ve gotten to the breaking point.