croquer etymology

French word croquer comes from Middle French craquer

Detailed word origin of croquer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
craquer Middle French (frm)
craquer French (fra) (ergative) to split, to break. (informal, followed by pour) to fall for, to become infatuated with. (informal, intransitive) to give up, to break down, to crack. (intransitive) to crack, to creak, to crunch. (organic chemistry) to crack (petroleum).
crokier Old French (fro)
crocquer Middle French (frm)
croquer French (fra) (colloquial) to waste, squander (money etc.). To crunch. To sketch, outline.

Words with the same origin as croquer

Descendants of craquer
craquage craquant craquelin craqueter croquant croque galois croque-madame croque-monsieur