retroussé

adjective
re·​trous·​sé | \ rə-ˌtrü-ˈsā How to pronounce retroussé (audio) , rə-ˈtrü-ˌsā, ˌre-tru̇-ˈsā \

Definition of retroussé

: turned up retroussé nose

First Known Use of retroussé

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for retroussé

French, from past participle of retrousser to tuck up, from Middle French, from re- + trousser to truss, tuck up — more at truss entry 1

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“Retroussé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retrouss%C3%A9. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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