French edit

Etymology edit

From cavale (mare) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation edit

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Verb edit


  1. (colloquial) to rush about
    On a cavalé toute la journée, je suis fatiguée!
    We've been rushing about all day, I'm tired!
    • 2005, “Thé à la menthe”, performed by La Caution:
      J’cavale en Stan Smith, Adidas, jean 501, ça va j’m’en tape / Ici c’est v’là l’attentat
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. to be on the run
    Il a fini de cavaler, la police l’a localisé grâce à son téléphone portable.
    He's not on the run any more; the police located him thanks to his mobile phone.
  3. (obsolete) to bestride

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Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian кавале́р (kavalér), from French cavalier, Italian cavaliere.

Noun edit

cavaler m (plural cavaleri)

  1. knight (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages)

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