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disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way

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louche



One can read about it in those louche tomes

—p.112 Killing Time (95) by George Steiner
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6 years, 9 months ago


a louche, chain-smoking Lebanese in a safari pantsuit

—p.127 One Week in Liberia (110) by Zadie Smith
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6 years, 9 months ago


he was named as one of the louche uncles

—p.265 Chapter 7 (227) by D.T. Max
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6 years, 10 months ago


When a man walks aimlessly and for pleasure he is called a flaneur; a certain louche glamour attaches to the word.

—p.62 Walking (53) missing author
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3 years, 9 months ago


listening to a louche character with a thick moustache

—p.26 How to Read for Yourself (11) by Alain de Botton
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6 years, 10 months ago


‘I knew it would be you,’ she said, with urgent, husky restraint in her low louche voice.

—p.69 by Martin Amis
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9 months, 3 weeks ago


the louche appeal of caked mascara rimming huge, dewy eyes

—p.202 by Rachel Kushner
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3 years, 4 months ago


Argento plays the courtesan as alternately fawning and louche

—p.75 Let’s Go to Paris (73) by A S Hamrah
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7 months ago

Chastain looks on with louche disdain while she indulges the players’ addictions and confusions and takes large amounts of cash off them

—p.25 Sanctuaries of Trust and Caring (21) by A S Hamrah
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7 months ago


His current self was considerably more louche

—p.48 by Adelle Waldman
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4 years, 2 months ago


the moment that trolls were recognized by a louche young reactionary

—p.126 by Richard Seymour
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2 years, 3 months ago


in an atmosphere of louche decadence, the business and cultural elite linger like models or gawp like voyeurs as they stand around a swimming pool

—p.46 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
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4 years, 3 months ago


The louche Playboy rubs elbows with the staid Time.

—p.50 Kiddie Porn (43) by n+1
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3 years, 11 months ago


The boundaries he pushes are only partly for our benefit; his chameleon love affair with the frisson of the louche

—p.43 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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4 years, 9 months ago