[ too-shey ]
/ tuˈʃeɪ /


Fencing. (an expression used to indicate a hit or touch.)
(an expression used for acknowledging a telling remark or rejoinder.)

Origin of touché

1920–25; <French: literally, touched Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for touché

British Dictionary definitions for touché

/ (tuːˈʃeɪ) /


an acknowledgment that a scoring hit has been made in a fencing competition
an acknowledgment of the striking home of a remark or the capping of a witticism

Word Origin for touché

from French, literally: touched
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