affronter

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

affronter (plural affronters)

  1. Someone who affronts

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French afronter (to face; to confront; to slap in the face), from Vulgar Latin *affrontare (to strike against), from Latin ad frontem (to the face), from frons (forehead), from the genitive frontis, from Proto-Indo-European *bhront-, from *bhren- (to project; to stand out), or alternatively from *ser- (base of prepositions and preverbs).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

affronter

  1. to confront, face
  2. (reflexive) to face off, to clash

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Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 21:58