[dey-gah-zhey; French dey-ga-zhey]
- unconstrained; easy, as in manner or style.
- without emotional involvement; detached.
Origin of dégagé
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Examples from the Web for degage
Mr. Hastings: Extremely elegant and degage, upon my word, Madam.Origin and Early History of the Fashion Plate
John L. Nevinson
He saunters into New York in a degage way and takes the whole city by storm.The Native Son
Inez Haynes Irwin
"You will require a guide," said Colonel Quinnox, who had been studying the degage American in the most earnest manner.Truxton King
George Barr McCutcheon
- unconstrained in manner; casual; relaxed
- uninvolved; detached
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