tromper etymology

French word tromper comes from Frankish *trumba

Detailed word origin of tromper

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*trumba Frankish (frk)
trompe Old French (fro)
tromper Old French (fro)
tromper Middle French (frm) To trick; to deceive.
tromper French (fra) (reflexive) to make a mistake. (reflexive, with de) to mix up. (transitive) to cheat on one's significant other. (transitive) to deceive, lead astray, mislead. (transitive) to distract oneself from. (transitive) to trick, dupe.

Words with the same origin as tromper

Descendants of *trumba
en trombe trombe tromperie