Definition of frondeur in English:


Line breaks: frond|eur
Pronunciation: /frɒnˈdəː
, fʀɔndœʀ/


  • A political rebel.
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    • His decision horrified former frondeurs like Jean Le Boindre, who wrote that as ‘the French had changed their laws and their monarchy, they might as well change their name’.
    • The early frondeurs used slings to shoot stones through the windows of government supporters.
    • Out of patience with the mid-90s rightwing frondeurs, he was a loyal government member who got on with his job.


French, literally 'slinger', used to denote a rebel taking part in the Fronde.

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