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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- To address familiarly.

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  • No student had likely ever 'tutoyer'd' her before-- especially in such a patronizing manner!
  • No student had likely ever 'tutoyer'd' her before -- especially in such a patronizing manner!
  • They had been told not to 'tutoyer' each other, because they were getting too old for such familiarity, and it was he, and not she, who remembered this prohibition.
  • I notice that in Italy now, people are more likely to "dare del tu" than used to be the case -- and, it seems to me, more likely than the French would be to "tutoyer" in... for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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