frondeur

[ fron-dur; French frawn-dœr ]
/ frɒnˈdɜr; French frɔ̃ˈdœr /

noun, plural fron·deurs [fron-durz; French frawn-dœr]. /frɒnˈdɜrz; French frɔ̃ˈdœr/.

a rebel; rioter.

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Origin of frondeur

1790–1800; <French: literally, a participant in the Fronde (the rebellion against royal authority during the minority of Louis XIV), equivalent to Fronde + -eur-eur
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British Dictionary definitions for frondeur

Frondeur
/ (frɒnˈdɜː, French frɔ̃dœr) /

noun

French history a member of the Fronde
any malcontent or troublemaker
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