Some profession only have masculine form, if I want to say a female butcher, can I write: 'Une boucher'?

JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Some profession only have masculine form, if I want to say a female butcher, can I write: 'Une boucher'?

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Joan, 

You can indeed have,  'une bouchère'  as you have boulangère and charcutière but I think it is still quite rare in the industry as it involves more than just selling the meat and is quite a demanding physical métier...

Some profession only have masculine form, if I want to say a female butcher, can I write: 'Une boucher'?

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