affaire affaire

Definition(s):

  • (n) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

Usage(s):

  1. Since the days of the Dreyfus case, one of the perennial features of French government has been l'affairethat unique combination of intrigue, scandal and politics that seems to.
  2. When a news sensation lasts longer than one day, the Paris press calls it an affaire.
  3. I haven't had an affaire for six months.

News

  • Many bargains, food and fun for all on the sidewalks of Saratoga

    The pavement in the Village will come alive June 22 for the annual Sidewalk Affaire, offering visitors good deals and plenty of fun in the sun. Sponsored by the Saratoga Village Development Council, the event is a sidewalk sale of goods from participating businesses and deals from various restaurants and wineries in the Village. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Saratoga News

Quotes

  • "In France they have made an 'affaire d'Etat' with football, but football remains in the hands of the federation," Blatter said at a press briefing on Tuesday.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Globe and Mail

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