engrosser etymology

French word engrosser comes from French enrager, French -er (Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.), French gros (Big, thick, fat. Coarse, rough.)

Detailed word origin of engrosser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
enrager French (fra) (obsolete) to have rabies. To enrage, anger, infuriate. To inflame, arouse.
-er French (fra) Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.
gros French (fra) Big, thick, fat. Coarse, rough.
engrosser French (fra) (colloquial, transitive) to impregnate, to knock up.

Words with the same origin as engrosser

Descendants of -er
avaler calmer collier dégueulasse dépenser embrasser filmer fonction garder habiller journée nuit partager placer profiter raisonnable regard risque règlement régler réglé suicider tarder taré tester
Descendants of gros
Grosjean