chauffeur etymology

Dutch word chauffeur comes from French chauffer, French -eur

Detailed word origin of chauffeur

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chauffer French (fra) (slang) to tease, to entice sexually, to arouse. To heat, to warm, to warm up.
-eur French (fra) Used to form abstract nouns from adjectives; -ness.. Used to form agent nouns from verbs.
chauffeur French (fra) Chauffeur. Driver.
chauffeur Dutch (nld) Driver (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus).

Words with the same origin as chauffeur

Descendants of chauffer