recherché

adjective
re·​cher·​ché | \ rə-ˌsher-ˈshā How to pronounce recherché (audio) , -ˈsher-ˌshā \

Definition of recherché

2 : excessively refined : affected entry 2

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Examples of recherché in a Sentence

a high-end restaurant with a particularly recherché selection of wines

First Known Use of recherché

1689, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for recherché

French, from past participle of rechercher to seek out, alteration of recercher, from Middle French — more at research

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The first known use of recherché was in 1689

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3 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Recherché.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recherch%C3%A9. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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recherché

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English Language Learners Definition of recherché

formal : unusual and not understood by most people

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