cavaler

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cavale (mare) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.va.le/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

cavaler

  1. (colloquial) to rush about
    On a cavalé toute la journée, je suis fatiguée!
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    • 2005, “Thé à la menthe”, performed by La Caution:
      J'cavale en Stan Smith, Adidas, jean 501, ça va j'm'en tape / Ici c'est v'là l'attentat
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  2. to be on the run
    Il a fini de cavaler, la police l’a localisé grâce à son téléphone portable.
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  3. (obsolete) to bestride

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian кавале́р (kavalér), from French cavalier, Italian cavaliere.

Noun[edit]

cavaler m (plural cavaleri)

  1. knight (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages)

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