Turned up at the end. Used of the nose.
Origin of retrousseFrench, past participle of retrousser, to turn back, from Old French : re-, re- + torser, trousser, to tie in a bundle (probably from Vulgar Latin *torsare, from *torsus, twisted, variant of Latin tortus, past participle of torqu&emacron;re, to twist; see torque1).
(comparative more retroussÃ©, superlative most retroussÃ©)
- Turned up, as in describing the nose.
OriginSee also: retrousse
from the French retroussÃ©, past participle of retrousser, to bundle or tie up.