touché

touché

[too-shey]
interjection
1.
Fencing. (an expression used to indicate a hit or touch.)
2.
(an expression used for acknowledging a telling remark or rejoinder.)

Origin:
1920–25; < French: literally, touched

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touché (tuːˈʃeɪ)
 
interj
1.  an acknowledgment that a scoring hit has been made in a fencing competition
2.  an acknowledgment of the striking home of a remark or the capping of a witticism
 
[from French, literally: touched]

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touche
1904, "exclamation acknowledging a hit in fencing," from Fr. touché, pp. of toucher "to hit," from O.Fr. touchier "to hit" (see touch (v.)).
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