1. Education

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

French Halloween Vocabulary

Learn French terms related to Halloween

By , About.com Guide

Share this page

Halloween vocabulary | Quiz | Hangman

Here is some French vocabulary related to Halloween.

une araignée spider
l'automne fall, autumn
un balai broom
des bonbons candy
une bougie candle
un cimetière cemetery
un chat noir black cat
une chauve-souris bat
une citrouille pumpkin*
un déguisement costume
un diable devil
un épouvantail scarecrow
un fantôme ghost
un feu follet jack-o'-lantern
une feuille leaf
Halloween Halloween
hanter to haunt
jouer un tour (à qqun) to play a trick (on someone)
un lutin goblin
un masque mask
une momie mummy
un monstre monster
octobre October
un potiron pumpkin*
une sorcière witch
un squelette skeleton
la Toussaint All Saints' Day
le trente et un the thirty-first
un vampire vampire

*Potiron and citrouille are two different varieties of pumpkin. Potirons are larger, the type that you'd most likely choose for a jack o'lantern.


French holidays     French games     French dictionaries



The free, twice-weekly About French newsletter keeps you informed about changes to this site, including new lessons, articles, and forum discussions. Subscribe today!

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Related Video
French Dialogues: Shopping
French Dialogues: Eating Out

©2015 About.com. All rights reserved.