Origin of attaché
Examples from the Web for attache
With a discreet smile the attache owned that the embassy was frozen in winter and baked in summer.
He was an attache of the British Embassy in Berlin, and was, as we thought, quite mad on the subject of preparation for war.The Major|Ralph Connor
It was with me for some weeks and became known at headquarters as an attache of the staff.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2|Jacob Dolson Cox
Is the first attache of the legation, Baron Werdern, in the palace?Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
However, as the whole day was at his disposal, he willingly accepted the attache's offer.
British Dictionary definitions for attache
Word Origin for attaché
Word Origin and History for attache
1835, from French attaché "junior officer attached to the staff of an ambassador, etc.," literally "attached," past participle of attacher "to attach" (see attach). Attache case "small leather case for carrying papers" first recorded 1900.
Culture definitions for attache
A diplomatic officer attached to an embassy or consulate. Most attachés have specialties, such as military attachés, cultural attachés, economic attachés, and so forth.