attaché

noun

at·​ta·​ché ˌa-tə-ˈshā How to pronounce attaché (audio)
ˌa-ˌta-,
ə-ˌta-
1
: a technical expert on a country's diplomatic staff at a foreign capital
a military attaché
2

Word History

Etymology

French, past participle of attacher

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of attaché was in 1822

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Cite this Entry

“Attaché.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attach%C3%A9. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

attaché

noun
at·​ta·​ché ˌat-ə-ˈshā How to pronounce attaché (audio)
ˌa-ˌta-,
ə-ˌta-
: a technical expert on a diplomatic staff
military attaché

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