louche


louche

adjective \ˈlüsh\

Definition of LOUCHE

:  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

Rhymes with LOUCHE

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