louvoyer etymology

French word louvoyer comes from French -oyer, French lof

Detailed word origin of louvoyer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oyer French (fra) A suffix used to form some verbs, often with factitive effect.
lof French (fra)
louvoyer French (fra) (figuratively) to manoeuvre, navigate. (nautical) to tack.

Words with the same origin as louvoyer

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