glisser

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French glisser, from Old French glicier (to slip, slide, glide), from a merger of Old French glacier (to slip, slide) and Old French gliier, glier (to slip, slide, glide), from Frankish *glīdan (to slide, glide), from Proto-Germanic *glīdaną (to glide, slide). More at glide.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡli.se/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

glisser

  1. (intransitive) to slip, to slide, to skid
    se glisser dans ses vêtementsto slip into one's clothes
    Des erreurs peuvent s'être glissées.Some mistakes could have slipped in.
  2. (intransitive) to glide
  3. (music) to slide

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: glissare

Further reading[edit]