escroc

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French escroc

Noun[edit]

escroc (plural escrocs)

  1. (archaic) A villain or crook, especially in French contexts.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian scrocco, from Old High German *scurgo (attested in Old High German fiurscurgo (fire-maker, stoker); modern German Schurke, schüren), from Old High German scurgen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.kʁo/
    • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ɛs.kʁɔ/ (older, now chiefly Belgium)
  • Rhymes: -o,

Noun[edit]

escroc m (plural escrocs)

  1. crook (a criminal who steals)
  2. baddy (evil character, in a story)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French escroc.

Noun[edit]

escroc m (plural escroci)

  1. crook, swindler

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