surjouer etymology

French word surjouer comes from French jouet (Toy; plaything.), French surmonter

Detailed word origin of surjouer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
jouet French (fra) Toy; plaything.
surmonter French (fra) (transitive) to overcome, to surmount, to get over. (transitive) to top, to crown (a building, etc.).
surjouer French (fra) (acting) to ham, to overplay one's role. (poker) to overplay (a poker hand).