The rather louche carvings, turquoise and claret sheet roof and, of course, mirrors, add a special theatricality to the ambiance. From LearnThat.org. [www.yourdictionary.com]
A louche nightclub. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Overall effect, presumably as intended, was kind of louche and libertarian. From Wordnik.com. [Charon QC podcast: prisoners and the right to vote] Reference
The word "louche", for example, now means "Of questionable taste or morality; decadent.". From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2008-07-01] Reference
I’ve always wondered why the word louche often ends up in stories about contemporary culture, and now I know I can blame Maureen Dowd. From Wordnik.com. [Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » From the Mailbox 2.0] Reference
"It's my choice," is now an argument-clincher for any kind of louche behaviour. From Wordnik.com. [Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed] Reference
This is commonly referred to as "louche", and in a properly made absinthe, it is a lovely and anticipated result of this relaxing ritual. From Wordnik.com. [Seattlest] Reference
Trouble came because real absinthe wasn't available ... the substitutes wouldn't "louche" properly, so, says Hess, bars added the flaming sugar cube. From Wordnik.com. [Seattlest] Reference
Afterward, he would escape to the city's louche quarters. From Wordnik.com. ['As Good as Great Poetry Gets'] Reference
Superstition, voodoo, laziness and louche living prevails. From Wordnik.com. [John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...] Reference
And okay, the Tavern had its louche side - some of which was Katjka. From Wordnik.com. [The Gates of Noon]
Not so much a trendy vicar, as a rather louche headmaster, in that get-up. From Wordnik.com. [John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...] Reference
Everything in Scottsdale is much more louche and naughty than you might expect. From Wordnik.com. [Beam Me Up, Scottsdale] Reference
He must have trained himself in the accent, which is rather louche, don't you think?. From Wordnik.com. [On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...] Reference
And Dietrich in louche performance contexts (white tie and tails for cabaret numbers). From Wordnik.com. [He Made Pantsuits Suit Working Women] Reference
Guest Tennessee Williams, who had a high tolerance for louche behavior, asked to leave. From Wordnik.com. [Off-Stage Drama] Reference
Yet there are Americans who are passionately attached to this louche person as a saviour. From Wordnik.com. [On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...] Reference
Dale is brushing his teeth, looking kind of attractive or at least louche in his luxe bathrobe. From Wordnik.com. [Jane McGivney: Top Chef : Hung-Bot Grows a Heart] Reference
His discussion of the political implications of Monsieur Verdoux (1947) is particularly louche. From Wordnik.com. [Monsieur Verdoux in Color] Reference
That said, there is that segment of the clientele that possesses a certain … louche glitz factor. From Wordnik.com. [Ye Waverly Blog: Bank Street Grows Bulb-ous: Vanity Fair] Reference
His leaf is a double swirl of louche colour, a wild brushstroke enclosed in a battered wooden frame. From Wordnik.com. [Howard Hodgkin - the last English romantic painter] Reference
Short, tanned and open-shirted, a vaguely California-louche man perfected his slouch in the front row. From Wordnik.com. [The Transom] Reference
When it's time for C-SPAN to issue parental advisories, you know that Washington has become overly louche. From Wordnik.com. [The President's Delicate Condition] Reference
No unseemliness attached itself to me, no hint of cross-dresser bars or ads in the back of louche magazines. From Wordnik.com. [Middlesex]
But it's an absolutely extraordinary, louche, sleazy, frighteningly funny and bruise-black dramatic piece of work. From Wordnik.com. [Faustian pact] Reference
In the film's first number, "All That Jazz," one of the dancers is made up to look like Gwen Verdon at her louche best. From Wordnik.com. [Girls & Guns] Reference
Here's a more pressing matter: will Murdoch, a byword of conservatism, know what to do with the louche compendium of subcultures on MySpace?. From Wordnik.com. [Will Success Spoil MySpace.com?] Reference
William was outstandingly precise and waspish as Vaughan Cunningham, a pacifist literary gadfly with a nasal intonation and a fund of semi-louche aphorisms. From Wordnik.com. [David William obituary] Reference
Now, given all that, what do you think his attitude is to unearned squllionaire, louche former Bullingdonian, hanging around with nasty violent rich types Dave?. From Wordnik.com. [Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?] Reference
That both works ruffled more than a few feathers in their day for breaking with tradition and hinting at a certain louche sexuality only fortifies the connection. From Wordnik.com. [A Different Way of Seeing] Reference
He knows his rockabilly, but he cannot bring himself to truly partake of its spirited chaos, its raucous bad taste and, most of all, its louche, death-drenched humor. From Wordnik.com. [Forever Elvis] Reference
The Society is dedicated to the joys of louche living and artistic creativity, and merrily opposed to obsessive risk avoidance, concerns about diet and pubs with sofas. From Wordnik.com. [Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege] Reference
A pair of reworked prints, a lithograph and a monotype of louche performers, transformed by pastel additions, further speak to Degas's interest in revision and experiment. From Wordnik.com. [Degas at the Drawing Board] Reference
However, she could just imagine what the reaction of the young and sometimes impossibly louche male trainee bankers who worked under her would be if they knew what she was doing. From Wordnik.com. [The Christmas Bride]
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