- sullenly unsociable or shy.
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Examples from the Web for farouche
The Reverend Farouche, therefore, holds a secret conference with her father.The Book of Khalid
Disordered, farouche as is his style its spiritual note enchains me.Melomaniacs
It is too farouche; but, truth to say, my satires are not very playful.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III
Is it the fierce and farouche duenna who wanted to annihilate me so when I bade you adieu one night?
Georges new secretary is quite utilitarian and devoted to him, she is not so farouche as Christina, Mr. Aix says, or so charming.The Celebrity at Home
- sullen or shy
- socially inept
C18: from French, from Old French faroche, from Late Latin forasticus from without, from Latin foras out of doors
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