cachet cachet  /ˈkæ ʃeɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a seal on a letter
  2. (n) an indication of approved or superior status
  3. (n) a warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Even a copy of a Chanel could claim its cachet.
  2. These moves have helped Berlin's economy, but it's the cachet Wowereit's after.
  3. Buyers are willing to pony up, though, because of the cachet of the Apple brand.

News

  1. Frogs’ Legs May Be Out of Favor, but Not Flavor

    With the advent of nouvelle cuisine in the 1970s, frogs’ legs lost their cachet. But search hard enough, and you will find a lover of cuisses de grenouilles.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. E3 show not attracting video-game rising stars, WSJ reports

    The Electronic Entertainment Expo has served as the center of the video-game world, but E3, which begins this week in Los Angeles, is losing some cachet as it fails to attract the industry's new rising ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Pliny The Elder, Pliny the Younger, and The Wine-ification of Beer

    The Pliny Frenzy is about Cred, cachet, status, buzz, Cool Factor - whatever you want to call it, it's about the sizzle, not the steak.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

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Quotes

  1. "Are you tracking the term `toe-tapper?' That's gotten more traction than `wide stance' so far," Barrett said. "They both have too much cachet. They're political, social, new, slangy and a little naughty."
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Grant Barrett Source: Forbes

  2. "When I was a child I heard dozens of stories of Eusebio, who was injured but had to play a certain game because of the cachet of the match," recalled Mourinho. "Pele, too, was always involved in tense situations. But there is a limit - a...
    on Jul 21, 2007 By: Jose Mourinho Source: Goal.com

  3. "They no longer are much of a force. Nobody talks much about them. It is a historical remnant of their heyday that gives them any kind of cachet," said Frances Kissling, president of Catholics for Free Choice.
    on Oct 18, 2006 By: Frances Kissling Source: Christian Post

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