French vocab: clothes

French vocab clothesFrench vocab: clothes

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English => French

clothing => les vêtements
cloth, material, fabric => du tissu
satin => du satin
cashmere => du cachemire
cotton => du coton
wool => de la laine
silk => de la soie
velvet => du velours
nylon => du nylon
tweed => du tweed
flannel => de la flanelle
artificial fibres => des fibres artificielles
leather => du cuir
suede => du daim
fur => de la fourrure
lace => de la dentelle
a hue => une teinte
a shade => une nuance
pastel => pastel
gaudy => criard
to wear clothes => porter des vêtements
to get dressed => s’habiller
to put on/to take off one’s clothes => mettre/enlever ses vêtements
to undress => se déshabiller
plain =>  simple
tight => serré, étro
loose => ample
washable => lavable
triped => rayé
checked => à carreaux
well-dressed => bien habillé
smart, elegant => élégant
becoming => seyant
well-cut => bien coupé
discreet => discret
sober => sobre
light => léger
suitable => approprié
neat => soigné, propre
rumpled => fripé
shabby, threadbare => râpé, usé
patched up => rapiécé
men’s/women’s clothes => les vêtements d’hommes/de femmes
a blouse => un chemisier
a gathered/pleated/straight skirt => une jupe froncée/plissée/droite
a frock, a dress => une robe
a nightdress => une chemise de nuit
a suit => un tailleur
an apron => un tablier
a shawl => un châle
a suspended belt => un porte-jarretelles
stockings => des bas
tights => des collants
knickers, panties => une culotte
a slip => une combinaison
a bra => un soutien-gorge
a shirt => une chemise
a suit => un costume
a dinner jacket => un smoking
a tie =>  une cravate
a cap => une casquette
briefs => un slip
shorts => un short
faded jeans => un jean délavé
a pullover, a sweater, a jumper => un pullover
a sweatshirt => un sweat
a blazer => un blazer
a coat => un manteau
a jogging suit => un survêtement
pyjamas => un pyjama
a scarf => une écharpe
gloves => des gants
braces => des bretelles
socks => des chaussettes
a handkerchief => un mouchoir
boots => des bottes
slippers => des pantoufles
the collar => le col
a sleeve => une manche
the lining => la doublure
to line => doubler
a zip fastener => une fermeture éclair
a hook => une agrafe
a button => un bouton
to button (up)/ to unbutton => boutonner/déboutonner
to sew => coudre
sewing => la couture
a sewing machine => une machine à coudre
a tailor => un tailleur
a seam => une couture
a hem => un ourlet
to hem => ourler
a patch => une pièce
to embroider => broder
a pattern => un patron
a needle => une aiguille
a stitch => un point
to alter => retoucher
to darn => raccommoder
to knit => tricoter
thread => du fil
a thimble => un dé à coudre
a pin => une épingle
to dry => (faire) sécher
to iron, to press => repasser
a fashion designer => un grand couturier
a fashion house/show => une maison/une présentation de mode
fashionable, trendy => à la mode
old-fashioned, out-of-date => démodé
a model => un mannequin
jewellery => les bijoux
a jeweller => un bijoutier
a diamond => un diamant
a ruby => un rubis
an amethyst => une améthyste
a sapphire => un saphir
an emerald => une émeraude
earrings => des boucles d’oreilles
a necklace => un collier
a chain => une chaîne
a wedding ring => une alliance
an engagement ring => une bague de fiançailles
a watch => une montre
a brooch => une broche
a real pearl => une perle fine
cultured pearls => des perles de culture
genuine => authentique
fake, counterfeit => contrefaçon

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