Meaning of débrouillard*

dé•brouil•lard

Pronunciation: (dā br-yar'), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -brouil•lards
—adj.
  1. skilled at adapting to any situation; resourceful.
—n.
  1. a resourceful person who can act independently or cope with any development.
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