louche

[ loosh ]
/ luʃ /

adjective

dubious; shady; disreputable.

Origin of louche

1810–20; < French: literally, cross-eyed; Old French losche, feminine of lois < Latin luscus blind in one eye
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louche

/ (luːʃ) /

adjective

shifty or disreputable

Word Origin for louche

C19: from French, literally: squinting
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