farouche

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French farouche.

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farouche (comparative more farouche, superlative most farouche)

  1. Sullen or recalcitrant.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French faroche, alteration of forasche, from Late Latin forāsticus (belonging outside), from Latin fārs (out of doors).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

farouche (masculine and feminine, plural farouches)

  1. (of animals) wild, shy of humans
  2. shy, unsociable, retiring, hesitant
  3. (of women) distant, unapproachable
  4. stubborn, intransigent
  5. (of things) savage, dangerous, fierce
  6. (of supporters) staunch

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