braquage etymology

French word braquage comes from French -age, French braquer

Detailed word origin of braquage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
braquer French (fra) (colloquial) to stick up, rob (a bank). To make a hard turn, turn hard. To point (a gun, camera etc.) (sur, vers at). To turn (one's eyes) (sur, vers on).
braquage French (fra) (informal, countable) a hold-up; raid. (informal, uncountable) robbery (especially armed robbery).

Words with the same origin as braquage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of braquer