importuner

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

importune +‎ -er

NounEdit

importuner (plural importuners)

  1. One who importunes.
    • 1605, Sir Edwin Sandys, Europae Speculum [A Relation of the State of Religion in Europe], in Mary Ellen Henley, Sir Edwin Sandy's Europae Speculum: a Critical Edition (2001)
      abrogators and dispensers against the Lawes of God, but tyrannous importuners and Exactors of theyr owne

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

importuner

  1. to importune, to annoy
    Synonyms: agacer, casser les pieds, embêter, énerver, ennuyer, enquiquiner, emmerder, faire chier
    Ah, ils m’enquiquinent, sortir du bain pour les Petites Sœurs des Pauvres ou quoi ? (Louis Aragon, Théâtre, Gallimard, 1974, p. 261) (importuner is not used in the example given!?)

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Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

importuner

  1. to bother

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.