noun, plural jeux [zhœ] /ʒœ/. French.

a game. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of jeu

  • “You know in Paris, and remember that scene at the Jeu de Paume,” he says.

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    Ross Kenneth Urken

    May 17, 2009

Historical Examples of jeu

Word Origin and History for jeu

a French word for "play, game" occurring in some phrases borrowed into English, from Latin jocum "jest, joke, play, sport" (see joke (n.)).

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