17 January 2009


louche I think this was used in a comment on a poem on Wild Poetry Forum recently. Sort of a slur of "lewd" and "gauche?"

louche adj.
of questionable taste, decency, or morality; not reputable;
as, a louche nightclub; a louche painting.

Syn: shady.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

-- From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48

adj : of questionable taste or morality; "a louche nightclub"; "a
louche painting" [syn: shady]

-- From WordNet (r) 2.0

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