See also: quo libet

French edit

Etymology edit

Extracted from the Medieval Latin phrase dispūtātiōnes de quōlibet.

Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

quolibet m (plural quolibets)

  1. gibe, taunt

Descendants edit

  • Romanian: quolibet

Further reading edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From quō +‎ -libet.

Adverb edit

quōlibet (not comparable)

  1. whithersoever (to wherever it pleases; in whatever place)
    In quolibet barbariae angulo colloceris...
    In whatever corner of the barbarian world you would be...(Seneca)

Descendants edit

References edit

  • quolibet”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quolibet”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quolibet in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French quolibet.

Noun edit

quolibet n (uncountable)

  1. quip, gibe, taunt

Declension edit