tire-bouchon etymology

French word tire-bouchon comes from French tirer, French bouchon

Detailed word origin of tire-bouchon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tirer French (fra) To draw (conclusions), to consider (consequences). To draw, drag, pull. To leave a place. To shoot.
bouchon French (fra) (colloquial) kid, mite, munchkin. (computing) dongle. (small) restaurant. Cork, bung, stopper, plug. Float (in angling). Traffic jam.
tire-bouchon French (fra) Corkscrew (to pull corks out of bottles).

Words with the same origin as tire-bouchon

Descendants of tirer
tirage tiraillement tirailler tirailleur tiraillé tiret tirette tireur tiroir