adjective, torchier, torchiest.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a torch song or a torch singer.

1620–30, in sense “full of torches”; 1940–45 for this sense; torch1 + -y1 Unabridged
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torchier or torchiere (ˈtɔːtʃɪə)
a standing lamp with a bowl for casting light upwards and so giving all-round indirect illumination
[C20: from torchère]
torchiere or torchiere
[C20: from torchère]

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