Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Definitions for recherche
- Uncommon; exotic; rare.
- Exquisite; choice.
- Excessively refined; affected.
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Citations for recherche
. . .recherche topics interesting only to university specialists.
She was mocking the pretensions of the cookery writer who insists on recherche ingredients not because of their qualities but their snob value.
Origin of recherche
Recherche comes from French, from rechercher, "to seek out," from re- + chercher, "to look for, to seek."