frotter

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Probably from Latin frictāre, present active infinitive of frictō, frequentative of fricō through its past participle frictus(rubbed).

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frotter

  1. to rub, chafe
  2. to scrub, scour
  3. to scrape
  4. to fritter
  5. to stone
  6. (figuratively, informal, takes a reflexive pronoun, se frotter) to rub (someone) in the wrong way, to get on (someone)'s bad side
    Ne te frotte pas à elle! Elle a beaucoup d'ennuis.
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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin frictāre, present active infinitive of frictō, frequentative of fricō through its past participle frictus(rubbed).

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frotter

  1. (Jersey) to rub