How to say it: Pronounced "cone," but with a nasal "o" and without the "n."
What it means: Literally, "cunt."
When it's used: The most generative of French curses, it's used everywhere and anywhere as a catch-all epithet—the word just keeps on giving.
C'est un vrai con—"He's a real asshole."
Petit con!—"Little prick!"
Gros con!-"Fat bastard!"
Raunchy relatives: connard—jerk.
faire une connerie—to fuck up.
deconner quelqu'un—to fuck around with somebody.