Definition of louche in English:
Disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way: the louche world of the theater
More example sentences
- If you can't dance, stand at the bar and look louche.
- He made no apologies for his rackety lifestyle, his liking for louche and even sleazy companions, his lavish consumption of cigars, brandy and champagne.
- Lounge lizards will welcome this louche downtown bar boasting one of North America's largest vodka selections not to mention world-class wines.
Early 19th century: from French, literally 'squinting'.
- Example sentences
- Ray's writing has the same exoticism, the same intellectual loucheness.
- This is probably the coolest film ever made: its quality of loucheness is unsurpassed.
- But if Byron was celebrated for his amorality and loucheness, so was the city he surveyed that drizzly November afternoon.
Words that rhyme with louchebarouche, cartouche, douche, farouche, ruche, sloosh, swoosh, tarboosh
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