Definition of comme il faut in English:

comme il faut

Line breaks: comme il faut
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒm iːl ˈfəʊ
 
, kɔm il fo/

adjective

  • Correct in behaviour or etiquette: my friend is partial to cocaine—in every other way he is very proper and comme il faut
    More example sentences
    • He superintended the arrangements, chose the wallpapers, supplemented the furniture (preferably with antiques which he considered particularly comme il faut), and supervised the upholstering.
    • In China, it's comme il faut.
    • Um, no.. I'm not sure if it's comme il faut to mention other companies here...

Origin

French, literally 'as is necessary'.

More definitions of comme il faut

Definition of comme il faut in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space