foudroyer etymology

French word foudroyer comes from French foudre, French -oyer

Detailed word origin of foudroyer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
foudre French (fra)
-oyer French (fra) A suffix used to form some verbs, often with factitive effect.
foudroyer French (fra) To devastate; to cause to be thunderstruck. To strike (of lightning).

Words with the same origin as foudroyer

Descendants of foudre
foudroyant
Descendants of -oyer
apitoyer charroyage charroyer chatoyer coudoiement coudoyer flamboyer jointoyer louvoyer poudroyer rougeoyer rudoyer tutoyer verdoyer