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Meaning of DE RIGUEUR

Pronunciation:  du ree'geur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  required by etiquette or usage or fashion; "instruction as to when and where a silk hat is de rigueur"
 
 Synonyms: obligatory
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De ri`gueur"\ [F. See 2d {Rigor}.]
According to strictness (of etiquette, rule, or the like);
obligatory; strictly required.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accepted, acknowledged, admitted, approved, au fait, becoming, being done, binding, comme il faut, conformable, conventional, correct, customary, decent, decorous, done, formal, imperative, imperious, mandatory, meet, must, necessary, nice, obligatory, orthodox, peremptory, proper, received, recognized, required, right, seemly, traditional
 

 

 

 

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