noun. one who tries.
- -er (English)
- -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
- essay (English)
- essai (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
Example sentences of the word essayer
1. Noun, singular or mass
Some students are intimidated by essay writing, but bear in mind that the word "essay" comes from "essayer," the French word for "attempt."