louche louche

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of questionable taste or morality

Usage(s):

  1. The rather louche glamour of Monaco's royal family is nothing compared with the fading but still palpable grandeur of the British monarchy.
  2. Just as he had seen what was lovely in the louche spectacle of the Parisian cafes, he recognized what was indelible about graffiti, the bad penmanship of the group unconscious.
  3. SM is Madonna in kinky outfits, Anne Rice chapters that run to the loucheeven a recent Dannon ad featuring a woman in a French-maid uniform.

News

  1. Why We Forgive Misspelled Emails if They're 'Sent From My iPhone'

    The iPhone's stock signature, at first deemed a louche emblem of status, is now a a built-in forgiveness clause.  Please don't judge me for any typos or spelling errors , "Sent from my iPhone" suggests.  I am very busy.        
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire

  2. Get the Look - Jessica Alba's School Run Cool

    (PacificCoastNews) Jessica Alba with daughter Honor in Los Angeles Jessica Alba is a working mom—so it's no wonder she's photographed out and about with her children in Los Angeles nearly everyday. What's amazing is how Alba's always perfectly put together for the occasion. Like yesterday—Alba was spotted on the school run with her daughter, Honor, wearing flared dark jeans and a louche charcoal ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "It was a wild, weird and wonderful thing that he called the Clarkstown Country Club," Love says, "calling it by this opaque name because yoga still had such a louche reputation."
    on May 9, 2010 By: Robert Love Source: WBUR

  2. Toby Young, a member, calls them "fairly louche, bohemian".
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Toby Young Source: Times Online

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