The definition of touché is an expression acknowledging the clever response or point made by someone in a discussion or debate.
An example of touché is a response given to someone who says "grass can also be red, blue or even purple" in response to a friend telling them "the grass is always greener."
- Fencing touched: said in acknowledging that one's opponent has scored a point by a touch
- used to acknowledge a successful point in debating or a witty retort
Origin of touchéFr, past participle : see touch
Used to acknowledge a hit in fencing or a successful criticism or an effective point in argument.
Origin of toucheFrench from past participle of toucher to hit or wound in fencing from Old French touchier to touch ; see touch .