"bourru" English translation

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"bourru" in English

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bourru {adjective}

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J'étais inquiet, car sous ses dehors bourrus, il m'intimidait toujours autant.
I was worried because I was still under that spell of his; the intimidation that he used to practise, along with his gruff exterior.
J'ai découvert que, sous des dehors bourrus et son nasillement facilement reconnaissable se cachait une âme douce, sensible et, j'ose dire, romantique.
I found out that the gruff exterior and unmistakable twang camouflaged a soft, sensitive and, dare I say it, a romantic soul.
J'eus tôt fait de me rendre compte que ses dehors bourrus n'étaient qu'une façade et que c'était un homme bon qui se donnait probablement par exprès un air bourru.
I soon found out that it was merely a facade; inside was a gentle man who probably displayed his gruff exterior on purpose.

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FrenchParfois bourru, mais toujours fidèle à vous-même, attachant, mais défendant férocement vos convictions, vous avez vraiment fait honneur au Sénat du Canada.
Sometimes crusty, but always genuinely yourself: fiercely loyal, but constantly engaging. You have been a true credit to the Senate of Canada. Hon.