béguin

noun bé·guin \bā-gaⁿ\

Definition of béguin

plural

-s

  1. :  infatuation the girl has a béguin for you — W. S. Maugham

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Origin and Etymology of béguin

French, literally, hood of a beguine (influenced in meaning by s' embéguiner to become infatuated, from béguin hood), from Middle French, from béguine


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