frileux

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin frīgorōsus, from Latin frigus, or from a Vulgar Latin *frigidulosus (contracted to *frid'losus), from frigidus. Compare Romanian friguros.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

frileux m (feminine frileuse, masculine plural frileux, feminine plural frileuses)

  1. sensitive to the cold
  2. cautious (of policy, attitude etc.)
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