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tutoyer

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

Definition of tutoyer

  1. :  to address familiarly



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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