foumart

noun

fou·​mart
variants or less commonly foulmart
ˈfümərt,
-ˌmärt
plural -s
1
: the European polecat
2
: a contemptible person
used as a generalized term of abuse

Word History

Etymology

Middle English fulmard, fulmarde, folmarde, folmert, probably from foul entry 1 + (assumed) Middle English marth marten, from Old English mearth

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“Foumart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foumart. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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