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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Can I use malandrin for females or is it malandren for males and females?

I haven't heard the word malandrin.
Malandrin makes me think of a fruit. ...I don't know why.

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  1. Malandren means jerk, trash, bum, good-for-nothing, SOB. I just learned this word myself. I think it's safe to say malandrenn or malandrin for females. But, I also think malandren can be used for both since I didn't see a female equivalent in the dictionary.

    1. Yes, it means vagabond. It can be used for males and females. Usually they use a different expression for females.

      It's usually written "malandren"
      Some people may think that "malandrin" with the "in" sound is necessary for females - but that's not necessary.