Definition of malgré in English:

malgré

preposition

  • 1In spite of, notwithstanding. Now archaic and rare.

  • 2"malgré lui" Brit./ˌmalɡreɪ ˈlwiː/ U.S./ˌmaelˌɡreɪ ˈlwi/: in spite of himself, herself, or itself. "malgré elle" (also "malgré eux", "malgré moi", etc.): in spite of herself (themselves, myself, etc.).

  • 3"malgré tout": despite everything.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From French malgré despite.

Pronunciation

malgré

/ˈmalɡreɪ/