dubious; shady; disreputable.
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How to use louche in a sentence
From this louche improbable source pours music of sublime beauty without one false note.
Both vaporiums I visited included areas to hang out it, like the louche opium dens of old.
The opalescent, minty-green louche billows under the ice water droplets.
Akkari and Laban had long been disaffected with life in Denmark, a country they saw as louche and irreligious.
Temperamentally speaking, Augusta is so small “c” conservative it makes George Will look louche by comparison.Augusta’s Weird Culture War Ends With Membership for Rice, Moore | Michelle Cottle | August 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
M. de Montrond talks of returning to louche to put his poor body in a bath.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
His conduct, as the Juge d'Instruction told him, without mincing matters, was undeniably louche.The Mark Of Cain | Andrew Lang
"Young Mr. Richie Gardiner seemed louche" she observed after a silence which Warren seemed willing indefinitely to prolong.The Heart of Rachael | Kathleen Norris
Clarendon told me this was only one of many instances in which the conduct of the French had been very louche and insincere.The Greville Memoirs (Third Part) Volume I (of II) | Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville
The aunt will refuse; she will think the whole proceeding very louche!The Aspern Papers | Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for louche
shifty or disreputable
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