fai·​tour ˈfā-tər How to pronounce faitour (audio)

Word History


Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French, "maker, creator, agent, idler, waster," going back to Latin factor "maker, perpetrator" — more at factor

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of faitour was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Faitour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faitour. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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