foudroyer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

foudre +‎ -oyer

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

foudroyer

  1. to strike (of lightning)
  2. to devastate; to cause to be thunderstruck

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.
Last modified on 10 January 2014, at 20:32