fredaine

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fredaine (plural fredaines)

  1. A prank; an escapade.
    • William Makepeace Thackeray
      [] and so they leave carnivalising to the jeunesse; and the jeunesse of to-day will probably hand over the same principles and practice to their sons, thinking their fredaines as harmless matters of course, and on the score of morality quite easy []

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old Occitan fradin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fredaine f (plural fredaines)

  1. prank, escapade

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