Adjective "affaire" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/aˈfɛːreɪ//afeʀe/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A love affair.
  1. 'Well, at least I keep my private affaires to myself mostly.'

adjective

Busy; involved.
  1. 'Much later he passed again and casually left a loaf of bread inside the barn door, stayed not for idle gossip but briskly, looking very "affairé", disappeared around the corner.'

Definitions

1. a love affair.

More examples(as adjective)

"groupes can be affaire."

"dans can be affaire."

Origin

(affaire d'amour)French, from affaire, from à ‘to’ + faire ‘do’.