retroussé

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adjective re·trous·sé \rə-ˌtrü-ˈsā, rə-ˈtrü-ˌ, ˌre-tru̇-ˈ\

Definition of retroussé

  1. :  turned up retroussé nose

Origin and Etymology of retroussé

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


First Known Use: 1837

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