Daniel Gross on how cachet has a way of developing into a real business.
“I think there was a cachet about having an African-American president because of guilt,” she said.
We thought Morning Joe started to get this cachet, so why not extend the brand a little bit?
The NBCC awards have from the beginning carried the cachet of being judged by the critics themselves.
But the deafening thud of Undercovers points toward a larger issue with Abrams' cachet in television.
The cachet of the king of Englands approval has been given to the former, and of that of the king of Spain to the latter.
The food is excellent--it has a cachet of its own; the wine more than merely good.
Rather than lose her, he would have given her a guinea as well as her cachet.
My dear, you know you are beautiful, and you have the cachet that all the Courthornes wear.
It has no particular beauty, but a number of frescoes by Flandrin, the pupil of Ingres, give it a cachet.
1630s, Scottish borrowing of French cachet "seal affixed to a letter or document" (16c.), from Old French dialectal cacher "to press, crowd," from Latin coactare "constrain" (see cache). Meaning evolving through "(letter under) personal stamp (of the king)" to "prestige." Cf. French lettre de cachet "letter under seal of the king."
cachet ca·chet (kā-shā')
An edible wafer capsule used for enclosing an unpleasant-tasting drug.