noun \frōⁿ-ˈdər\

Definition of FRONDEUR

Origin of FRONDEUR

French, literally, slinger, participant in a 17th century revolt in which the rebels were compared to schoolboys using slings only when the teacher was not looking
First Known Use: 1798


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