manqué(redirected from manquély)
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Unfulfilled or frustrated in the realization of one's ambitions or capabilities: an artist manqué.
(Gambling, except Cards) the section on a roulette table which includes the numbers 1 to 18 or a bet placed in this area
manqué(mɑ̃ke; English ˈmɒŋkeɪ)
(postpositive) unfulfilled; potential; would-be: the manager is an actor manqué.
[C19: literally: having missed]
unsuccessful; unfulfilled (used postpositively): a poet manqué.
[1770–80; < French, past participle of manquer to lack < Italian < Medieval Latin, Late Latin mancus (Latin: feeble, literally, maimed]