Definition of farouche in English:


Syllabification: fa·rouche
Pronunciation: /fəˈro͞oSH


Sullen or shy in company.
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  • I once said that Jonny was farouche, which he's never forgotten, but he was less so today, despite one of the conceits of the production being that Iago is conjuring the whole thing.
  • They were farouche, romantic characters riding arrogantly through the gardens on their massive elephants.


mid 18th century: from French, alteration of Old French forache, based on Latin foras 'out of doors'.

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