tremplin

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

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian trempellino, from trempellare, from an unidentified Germanic form. Compare Middle Low German, Middle High German trampeln, Middle English trample.

Attested since 1680 while Italian trampolino is only attested since early 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tremplin m (plural tremplins)

  1. (diving) springboard
  2. (gymnastics) springboard
  3. (figuratively) springboard (something to jumpstart or boost e.g. a career)
  4. (skiing) ski jump

Further reading[edit]