Definition of Recherche

1. Adjective. Lavishly elegant and refined.

Exact synonyms: Exquisite
Similar to: Elegant



Definition of Recherche

1. Adjective. Exquisite; lavishly elegant and refined. ¹

2. Adjective. Exotic or obscure. ¹

3. Adjective. Sought out with care; choice. Hence: of rare quality, elegance, or attractiveness; peculiar and refined in kind — especially with an artificial or pretentious effect. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recherche

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recherche

rechases
rechasing
rechate
rechates
rechauffe
rechauffes
recheat
recheated
recheating
recheats
recheck
rechecked
rechecking
rechecks
reched
recherche (current term)
rechew
rechewed
rechewed food
rechewing
rechews
rechie
rechill
rechilled
rechilling
rechills
rechime
rechipping
rechless
rechoose

Literary usage of Recherche

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1. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1902)
"SIR, I HAVE the honour to report that, in accordance with your instructions, I examined the seam of coal near Catamaran Creek, recherche Bay, ..."

2. The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1870)
"They were the best we had found any where, and the most recherche. I do not know what recherche is, but that is what these donkeys were, anyhow. ..."

3. The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress : Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1899)
"They were the best we had found anywhere, and the most recherche. I do not know what recherche is, but that is what ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"They were the best we had found anywhere, and the most recherche. I do not know what recherche is, but that is what these donkeys were, anyhow. ..."

5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... comprised the " recherche " and "L'Espérance,1 with Captain Huon de Kermadec as second in command. No tidings were obtained of the missing navigator, ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"The squadron entered Bel sound and anchored in the south-west part of recherche bay, in 18 to 20 fathoms, in the early morning. The scenery is very fine, ..."

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