Übersetzung von “character” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nouncharacter /ˈkærɪktər/
countable a person in a book, movie, etc.
personnage masculine , rôle masculine
play a character
to act a particular part in a play, movie etc.
jouer un rôle , incarner un personnage

He plays the character of Benny.
Il joue le rôle / incarne le personnage de Benny.
countable-uncountable =personality; qualities that make a person or place unique
caractère masculine , tempérament masculine

a side of her character we hadn't seen
une facette de son tempérament que nous n'avions pas vue

to have a strong/weak character
avoir un tempérament fort/faible

the changing character of Mexican society
le caractère changeant de la société mexicaine

two schools that are very similar/different in character
deux écoles qui ont des réputations très similaires/différentes
out of character for sb
unusual behavior for sb
qui ne ressemble pas à qqn

Yelling is completely out of character for her.
Crier ne lui ressemble pas du tout.
countable informal sb of a particular kind
nature feminine

a suspicious-looking character
une nature soupçonneuse
uncountable emotional and mental strength
caractère masculine

Climbing can be a real test of character.
Faire de l'escalade peut être une véritable épreuve de force.

an activity that builds character
une activité qui forge le caractère
countable a written or printed letter or symbol
caractère masculine

Japanese characters
des caractères japonais

(Übersetzung von “character” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈkӕrəktə/

the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type

caractère; genre
You can tell a man’s character from his handwriting
Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.

a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way

He showed great character in dealing with the danger.


They tried to damage his character.

a person in a play, novel etc

Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’.

an odd or amusing person

This fellow’s quite a character!

a letter used in typing etc

Some characters on this typewriter are broken.
characteristic adjective

(negative uncharacteristic) typical (of a person etc)

He spoke with characteristic shyness
That kind of behaviour is characteristic of him.
characteristically adverb

characterize verb ( characterise)

to be the obvious feature of

The giraffe is characterized by its long neck.

to describe (as)

She characterized him as weak and indecisive.
characterization noun ( characterisation)

caracté- risation

(Übersetzung von “character” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)