[ an-twahn; French ahn-twan ]


  1. An·dré [ah, n, -, drey], 1858–1943, French theatrical director, manager, and critic.
  2. Père [pe, r] Francisco Ildefonso Mareno, 1748–1829, Roman Catholic priest in Louisiana: tried to establish an Inquisition.
  3. a first name, French form of Anthony.

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Rick Blount, who represents Antoine’s fifth generation, said his workforce is down to less than half the 285 people he employed during Mardi Gras 2020.

Diabolical and heartless, Weyman’s Father Antoine is particularly charismatic and seemingly unstoppable, the very stuff of melodrama.

Antoine sensed frustration and gave him a lesson Adams carried into his relationship with Rodgers.

“If you went back and watched his college film, you’ll see some of the same things he had with Derek Carr, he has with Aaron Rodgers,” Antoine said.

There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.

Antoine himself had recently been arrested on a six-year-old warrant for a dime bag of weed.

Antoine, a 40-year-old DJ who works at the airport, says he fears for his children if the police stop doing their jobs.

The “new civility” promoted by Antoine Courtin expected the mouth to be kept shut when smiling.

In 1943, Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote in The Little Prince that language is the source of misunderstandings.

Madame Antoine busied herself in the large front room preparing dinner.

Madame Antoine had cooked little else than the mullets, but while Edna slept Robert had foraged the island.

Madame Antoine seated her fat body, broad and squat, upon a bench beside the door.

They never come now to seek a lodging and good living in the Rue Saint-Antoine.

Thus they made their way in good array down the Rue Saint-Antoine, which was densely crowded with men, women, and children.