une cacahouète

Part of speech: noun

Sound file: cacahouète

Register: normal

Translation: peanut

J’adore les cacahouètes. – I love peanuts.

Alternate spellings: cacahuète, cacahouette

Expressions

le beurre de cacahouètes – peanut butter

être payé des cacahouètes (informal) – to earn / to be paid peanuts

partir en cacahouètes (informal) – to go down the drain

valoir son pesant de cacahouètes (informal)

  • to be worth one’s weight in gold
  • to be an expert in one’s field (humorous)
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