commère

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See also: commere and comméré

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to com- +‎ mère, from Old French, borrowed (according to the TLFi) from Late Latin commāter, commātrem (godmother), from com- + Latin māter (mother). See also marraine.

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commère f (plural commères)

  1. gossip, busybody

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