Bide

Le bide is a colloquial synonym of ventre, “belly”.

J’ai failli me prendre un coup de couteau dans le bide !
I almost got stabbed in the belly!

Je me suis mis au sport pour perdre mon gros bide.
I began working out to lose my fat belly.

Un bide is also something completely unrelated: a failure, a fiasco. It is usually applied to shows or movies. Bide is the perfect word to describe the embarrassing situation when you tell a joke and nobody laughs.

Son dernier album a été un bide complet.
His last album was a total fiasco.

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