ball and chain

Submitted by Schnurrbrat on Sun, 09/02/2020 - 16:45

Idiomatic translations of "ball and chain"

French
un boulet
Explanations:

Meanings of "ball and chain"

English

1. Something (or someone) that prevents you from doing what you had intention to do.
2. A humorous slang for "wife".

Explained by SchnurrbratSchnurrbrat on Sun, 09/02/2020 - 16:45
Explained by SchnurrbratSchnurrbrat
French

1. Quelque chose (ou quelqu'un) qui empeche la realisation d'un desir ou d'une tentative

2. Expression argotique pour "femme"

Explained by gak2112gak2112 on Sat, 28/11/2020 - 00:44
Explained by gak2112gak2112
L'équivalent français (dans les deux sens) est "un boulet". - PaotrLaouen 1 month ago
Effectivement "boulet" peut vouloir dire ça, mais aussi "abruti" (quel boulet, celui-là !). Attention à ne pas l'employer inconsidérément :) - silenced 1 month ago