après moi le déluge

[ a-pre mwa luh dey-lyzh ]
/ a prɛ ˈmwa lə deɪˈlüʒ /


after me, the deluge (attributed to Louis XV, adapted from après nous le déluge “after us the deluge,” credited to Madame de Pompadour: said in reference to signs of the approaching Revolution).

Nearby words

  1. apropos of,
  2. aprosopia,
  3. aprotic,
  4. aprowl,
  5. après,
  6. après-midi d'un faune, l',
  7. après-ski,
  8. apsaras,
  9. apse,
  10. apsidal

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