Monday, November 15, 2010
Definitions for de rigueur
- Strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.
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Citations for de rigueur
These innovations not only serve local industries and consumers, but also avail themselves of eco-friendly technologies that are de rigueur in today's environmentally conscious society.
I have said the trip was de rigueur. No sooner do you announce to your friends in New York that you are going to California than they immediately cry out, "Ah, then you will see the Yo Semite !"
Origin of de rigueur
De rigueur literally means "of strictness" in French.