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mamie gateau

Kathleen B.A2Kwiziq community member

mamie gateau

What exactly does this phrase mean?  I translate something like "Like a good granny cake".  What is a granny cake?

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kathleen, 

Just to add to Maarten's answer, we also use the expression 

papa /maman gâteau 

for

a doting father /mother 

but papa gâteau can be used for a 

 sugar daddy 

with different connotations but the same sentiment when it refers to an older man who spoils a young woman.

Bonne Continuation!

Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Not a cake at all ! It is a «mamie» who spoils you ! Don't they all ?

mamie gateau

What exactly does this phrase mean?  I translate something like "Like a good granny cake".  What is a granny cake?

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