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'Onesie' in French?!

Discussion in 'Modern foreign languages' started by birdstock, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. Is it 'un uni-pyjama?
    And the lovely bunch have now requested the word for a 'skort' (apparently PE skirts and shorts now come as one item). I am so old [​IMG]
  2. landaise

    landaise Occasional commenter

    Une combinaison ( can add the word pyjama as a suffix to be clearer )
    I only heard the word ' onesie' on Sky the other day and had to find out what it meant..............I'm in France, BTW !
    A skort is une jupe-short (have even seen it called un skort
  3. It's "une grenouillère" IN French
  4. I agree on grenouillère!

    What about jupe-culotte then?
  5. Teafrog79

    Teafrog79 New commenter

    ah non, a jupe-culotte is a smart bermuda for girls
  6. landaise

    landaise Occasional commenter

    Une grenouillère isn't even used for babies any more, has never been used for the adult version (was popular in the 90's in France for a brief period ) which were called simply une combinaison. I remember it well as we bought one for a friend. Can't believe they're out now in Britain.
    For up to date vocab on clothing, look at La Redoute.
  7. I used to call it "une grenouillère" too!
  8. Wow, thank you! [​IMG]
  9. sam enerve

    sam enerve New commenter

    How about "le onesie" http://yhoo.it/TPHY18 C'est ridicool. Apparently...
  10. Use the Decathlon website to look up sports clothing:


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