jeopardy etymology

English word jeopardy comes from Old French jeu parti

Detailed word origin of jeopardy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
jeu parti Old French (fro)
jeopartie Middle English (enm)
jeopardy English (eng) (transitive, archaic) To jeopardize; to endanger. Danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Words with the same origin as jeopardy

Descendants of jeu parti
jeopardize