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douche

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noun \ˈdüsh\

Simple Definition of douche

  • : a liquid that a woman squirts into her vagina to wash it; also : an object used to squirt such a liquid into the vagina

Full Definition of douche

  1. 1 a :  a jet or current of liquid (as a cleansing solution) directed against or into a bodily part or cavity (as the vagina) b :  an act of cleansing with a douche

  2. 2 :  a device for giving douches

  3. 3 British :  an abrupt often chastening shock to the nerves, emotions, or awareness <the icy douche (what he said about my work) — John Fowles>

douche verb

Origin of douche

French, from Italian doccia, from docciare to douche, from doccia water pipe, probably back-formation from doccione conduit, from Latin duction-, ductio means of conveying water, from ducere to lead — more at tow


First Known Use: 1766

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