Definition of cachet
- The president placed his cachet on the project.
- regarded the possession of real estate as a cachet of respectability
- being rich … doesn't have the cachet it used to
- —Truman Capote
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a movie director with great artistic cachet
His research in Antarctica gave him a certain cachet among other scientists.
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First Known Use: circa 1639See Words from the same year
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feeling or showing sorrow and remorse
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