Engouement

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Engouement ang-gōō′mang excessive fondness.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

A burlesque 'Privilege en faveur des Fees dans ce temps ou l'on a tant d'engouement pour les Contes des Fees' ends the volume.
"Popular Tales" by Charles Perrault
We hear a great deal now here about Boulanger, and there seems to be the most extraordinary "engouement" for him here as well as in France.
"Letters of a Diplomat's Wife" by Mary King Waddington
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