plural -s
archaic : bauble sense 2
: a pet idea or notion
it is a marotte of mine with which I will not trouble youVictoria Sackville-West

Word History


French, from Middle French, holy image, doll, diminutive of the name Marie (Mary)

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“Marotte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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