Baiser etymology


French word baiser comes from Proto-Indo-European *bu, and later Latin basium (Kiss, especially of the hand.)

Etymology of baiser

Detailed word origin of baiser

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bu Proto-Indo-European (ine)
basium Latin (lat) Kiss, especially of the hand.
basio Latin (lat) I kiss.
baisier Old French (fro) To kiss A kiss.
baiser French (fr) Kiss (dated, outside, Canada) to kiss. (vulgar, _, slang) to break, deteriorate. (vulgar, _, slang) to prevail over someone, fuck, screw. (vulgar, _, slang, ambitransitive) to fuck, screw.