accoster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

accost +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

accoster (plural accosters)

  1. One who accosts somebody.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ coste +‎ -er. Old French coste has become côte in modern French.

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Verb[edit]

accoster

  1. (intransitive, nautical) to come ashore
    Synonyms: arriver
  2. (transitive) to lay something next to another object
    Synonyms: juxtaposer
  3. (transitive, by extension, slightly pejorative) to approach someone; to interrupt someone (especially a stranger, in the street)
    Synonyms: aborder

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