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tromper

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French tromper, from Old French tromper (to tramp, trump, delude, literally to play on the trumpet), from trompe (trump, trumpet), from Frankish *trumpa (trump, trumpet), akin to Old High German trumba, trumpa (trump, trumpet). More at tramp, tromp, trump.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /tʁɔ̃.pe/
  • Hyphenation: trom‧pe

VerbEdit

tromper

  1. to deceive, to lead astray
  2. to trick
  3. to cheat on one's significant other
  4. (reflexive) to make a mistake
    New York est la capitale des États-Unis. Ah non, je me trompe, c'est Washington.
    New York is the capital of the United states. Wait, I'm wrong, it's Washington.

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tromper

  1. to trick; to deceive

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