clignoter etymology

French word clignoter comes from French -oter, French cligner (To squint.)

Detailed word origin of clignoter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oter French (fra) (colloquial) Forming verbs from other verbs, with a diminutive or frequentative sense.
cligner French (fra) To squint.
clignoter French (fra) To blink. To indicate (flash the lights on a vehicle).

Words with the same origin as clignoter

Descendants of -oter
baisoter chevrotant chevroter chipoter clapoter crachoter gigoter papoter picoter siffloter suçoter toussoter vivoter
Descendants of cligner
clignement clin