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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French gâter, from Old French gaster, guaster, from a merger of Latin vastāre, present active infinitive of vastō and Frankish *wuastijan, *wuostijan, from Proto-Germanic *wōstijaną. See English waste.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɑ.te/
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VerbEdit

gâter

  1. to spoil, ruin
  2. (reflexive) to go bad, go off

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