agacer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French aacier, from Vulgar Latin *adacidare, from Latin acidare, influenced by Old French agu (needle) (modern aigu).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ɡa.se/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

agacer

  1. to irritate
    Synonyms: casser les pieds, énerver, ennuyer, enquiquiner, emmerder, faire chier, importuner
  2. to tease

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

Descendants[edit]

  • German: agacieren

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ agacer” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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