Definition of retroussé in English:
(Of a person’s nose) turned up at the tip in an attractive way.
- Suddenly, every issue of Vogue had picture after picture of the most incredible person: coltish limbs, with a tiny face, retroussé nose, huge eyes and an adorable fringe.
- She has a small frame, twinkling eyes and a retroussé nose which makes her look mischievous.
- The privileged ones among us saw a slight girl in white mousseline with brown hair, a retroussé nose, laughing eyes, and a mouth whose curves inclined by nature upward.
Early 19th century: French, literally 'tucked up', past participle of retrousser.
Words that rhyme with retroussérepoussé
Definition of retroussé in:
- US English dictionary
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