boulot etymology

French word boulot has an uncertain etymology but one theory originates it from the verb boulotter (to lead a quiet, unsurprising life)

Detailed word origin of boulot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bouler French (fra) roll
-ot French (fra) A diminutive indicator for certain words, functioning similarly to the more common -et. Used for some names:.
boulot French (fra) (colloquial) job. (colloquial) work.

Words with the same origin as boulot

Descendants of boule
bouliste boulonner boulu déboulonner
Descendants of -ot
bachot bachotage ballot billot bourricot bécot bécoter cabotage cachot caillot cuistot culot dalot diablotin dico frérot hosto jeunot manchot pâlot ramollo resto rigolo vieillot