enfant sauvage

/ French (ɑ̃fɑ̃ sovaʒ) /

noun plural enfants sauvages (ɑ̃fɑ̃ sovaʒ)

a person given to naive, undisciplined, or unpredictable behaviour, largely because of youth and inexperience

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Word Origin for enfant sauvage

C20: literally: wild child
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012