Day-187 (Louche)

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Word:
               Louche

Status:
               Adjective

Meaning:
               Not decent or reputable

Sentences:
1) Before gentrification, it was the sort of louche neighbourhood where one could find illegal drugs.
2) They were a bunch of louche adolescents.

Origin:
               French, meaning literally 'cross-eyed', 'squint eyes', from Latin luscus meaning 'blind in one eye'.

First use:
                1819

Synonyms:
                 discredible, disgraceful, infamous, shoody, shy, disrespectable

Antonyms:
                 respectful, honourable.

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