écraser

See also: êcraser

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French ecraser (to squash), from Middle English crasen (to break, shatter), from Old Norse *krasa (to shatter), ultimately imitative.[1] More at craze.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.kʁa.ze/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

écraser

  1. to squash
  2. to obliterate
  3. (cooking) to mash (vegetables), to crush (garlic)
  4. (figurative) to thrash, to crush, to win by a large margin
  5. (France, slang, reflexive) to shut up
  6. (reflexive, of an aircraft) to crash

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Worcester, Joseph Emerson (1910: Worcester's academic dictionary: a new etymological dictionary of the English language

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