Grave in French – Youth Language

Grave in French,

Grave mainly means serious in French, but it is also used by young people.

1. Pejorative meaning

Ce type est vraiment grave: this guy is the pits.
T’es grave toi ! you are a case! you are nuts!

2. Positive meaning

Il est trop grave ce film: this movie is too good!
Ce film est grave bien: this movie is really good!
T’as aimé le film ? – Grave ! Did you like the movie? – Too good!
Mes parents ? je les kiffe grave ! I love my parents so much.
J’ai grave faim: I am really hungry.
J’ai grave envie d’une pizza: I want a pizza so much!

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