larmoyer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French larmoier, equivalent to larme (tear) + -oyer (verbal suffix).

Verb[edit]

larmoyer

  1. (intransitive, of a person) to weep, sob
  2. (intransitive, of eyes) to build up with tears; water up
  3. (intransitive, of a person) to whine, whinge
  4. (intransitive) to drip

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.

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