frotter

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French[edit]

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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, pronominal, 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