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tutoyer

transitive verb tu·toy·er \tue-twä-ˈyā\

Definition of TUTOYER

:  to address familiarly
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Origin of TUTOYER

French, to address with the familiar pronoun tu thou, from Middle French, from tu thou (from Latin) + toi thee, from Latin te (accusative of tu) — more at thou
First Known Use: 1697

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