farouche

[ fa-roosh ]
/ faˈruʃ /

adjective French.

sullenly unsociable or shy.

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British Dictionary definitions for farouche

farouche
/ French (faruʃ) /

adjective

sullen or shy
socially inept

Word Origin for farouche

C18: from French, from Old French faroche, from Late Latin forasticus from without, from Latin foras out of doors
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