grivoiserie

noun

gri·​voi·​se·​rie
grēvwȧzrē
plural grivoiseries
-rē(z)
: bold licentious behavior : impropriety
often : an act of impropriety

Word History

Etymology

French, from grivois + -erie -ery

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“Grivoiserie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grivoiserie. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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