flamboyer etymology

French word flamboyer comes from French flamber, French -oyer

Detailed word origin of flamboyer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flamber French (fra) (intransitive) to burn, blaze. (transitive) to flame, flambé. (transitive, figuratively) to squander money, especially on gambling. To buckle.
-oyer French (fra) A suffix used to form some verbs, often with factitive effect.
flamboyer French (fra) (intransitive) to blaze, flame.

Words with the same origin as flamboyer

Descendants of flamber
flambage flambard flambeur
Descendants of -oyer
apitoyer charroyage charroyer chatoyer coudoiement coudoyer foudroyant foudroyer jointoyer louvoyer poudroyer rougeoyer rudoyer tutoyer verdoyer