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louche

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adjective \ˈlüsh\

Definition of louche

  1. :  not reputable or decent



Examples of louche

  1. <before gentrification, it was the sort of louche neighborhood where people went looking for illegal drugs>



Origin of louche

French, literally, cross-eyed, squint-eyed, from Latin luscus blind in one eye


First Known Use: 1819

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