verb (used with object), douched, douch·ing.
verb (used without object), douched, douch·ing.
Origin of douche
Examples from the Web for douche
To be clear, the fact that he was being used did not make the kid any less of a douche.
It was the first rational word since I had begun to dig, and it acted on Cumshaw like a douche of cold water.The Lost Valley|J. M. Walsh
Noon, douche, rubbing-sheet and sitz-bath; afternoon, packing-sheet and bath.
She continues the use of the cold bath and douche every day.
The douche is over in a few seconds, and may be enjoyed the year round, commencing in late Spring.Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia|Isaac G. Briggs
But like a douche of cold water upon the fainting patient came her next words, bringing him to with a kind of mental gasp.Renshaw Fanning's Quest|Bertram Mitford
British Dictionary definitions for douche
Word Origin for douche
Word Origin and History for douche
1766, "jet of water," from French douche (16c.), from Italian doccia "shower," from docciare "to spray," from Latin ductionem "a leading," from ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "vaginal cleansing" is from 1833. The verb is first attested 1838. Related: Douched; douching.