Definition of De rigueur

1. Adjective. Required by etiquette or usage or fashion. "Instruction as to when and where a silk hat is de rigueur"

Similar to: Obligatory



Definition of De rigueur

1. Adjective. Necessary according to etiquette, protocol or fashion. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of De Rigueur

de factos
de haut en bas
de jure
de jure segregation
de l'Orme
de la Mare
de luxe
de minimis
de minimis non curat lex
de nada
de novo
de novo pathway
de re
de rigeur
de rigueur (current term)
de trop
dea ex machina
deaccession
deaccessioned
deaccessioning
deaccessions
deaccumulation
deaced
deacetoxycephalosporin C hydroxylase
deacetoxycephalosporin C synthetase
deacetylase
deacetylases
deacetylate
deacetylated

Literary usage of De rigueur

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1886)
"... and which is to this effect: 'Re- lativement :\ la quarantaine d'observation et a la quarantaine de rigueur, la Conference est d'avis que la difference ..."

2. The Legal News by James Kirby (1887)
"Is this condition such, that the writing is essential, de rigueur 1 Lorrain, Code des Locateurs et Locataires, p. 173, No. ..."

3. Revue et gazette musicale de Paris (1840)
"Autrefois, dit la majorité des habitués de ce théâtre, on y entendait la petite mélodie de rigueur qui faisait danser les gens du parterre sur leurs ..."

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