Louche meaning

lo͝osh
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Slightly decadent in style or behavior.
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Of questionable morality or repute.
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Morally loose or questionable.
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(intransitive, alcoholic beverages) To become cloudy when mixed with water, due to the presence of anethole. This is known as the ouzo effect.

Certain anise-flavored drinks have developed a mystique based on the exotic appearance of louching.

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Origin of louche

  • French from Old French losche squint-eyed feminine of lois from Latin luscus blind in one eye

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French louche.

    From Wiktionary