de rigueur meaning, de rigueur definition | English Cobuild dictionary


de rigueur

If you say that a possession or habit is de rigueur, you mean that it is fashionable and therefore necessary for anyone who wants to avoid being considered unfashionable.      adj   v-link ADJ  
T-shirts now seem almost de rigueur in the West End.     
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rigour, ringer, rig, rigor

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automne en fleurs, hiver plein de rigueur
de grands menaceurs, peu de fait
à force de mal aller tout ira bien
changer de train
hors de l'église point de salut
culture générale si l'on souhaite réussir une affaire, il faut s'en donner les moyens
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