tiraillement etymology

French word tiraillement comes from French -ment, French tirailler

Detailed word origin of tiraillement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ment French (fra) Used to form adverbs (from the feminine form of an adjective), most of the time equivalent to the English -wise, -ly. Used to form nouns from verbs, usually of action or state resulting of them. Equivalent to the English -ment.
tirailler French (fra) (figuratively) to tear somebody in two, to make somebody hesitate. To pull, to tug. To skirmish.
tiraillement French (fra) Pulling, tugging. Rumbling, growling (of the stomach).

Words with the same origin as tiraillement

Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment autrement certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement doucement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment