re·​marque ri-ˈmärk How to pronounce remarque (audio)
: a drawn, etched, or incised scribble or sketch done on the margin of a plate or stone and removed before the regular printing
: a proof taken before remarques have been removed

Examples of remarque in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each print also receives an original pencil remarque by the artist to assure its authenticity. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 26 Sep. 2022

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Word History


French remarque remark, note, from Middle French, from remarquer

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of remarque was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Remarque.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Re·​marque rə-ˈmärk How to pronounce Remarque (audio)
Erich Maria 1898–1970 American (German-born) novelist
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