de rigueur


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de ri·gueur

 (də rē-gœr′)
adj.
Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.

[French : de, of + rigueur, rigor, strictness.]

de rigueur

(də riɡœr; English də rɪˈɡɜː)
adj
required by etiquette or fashion
[literally: of strictness]

de ri•gueur

(də rɪˈgɜr, -ri)
adj.
strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.
[1825–35; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.de rigueur - required by etiquette or usage or fashion; "instruction as to when and where a silk hat is de rigueur"
obligatory - morally or legally constraining or binding; "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"

de rigueur

(French)
adjective necessary, right, required, fitting, correct, done, conventional, decent, proper, decorous, the done thing, comme il faut (French) T-shirts now seem almost de rigueur in even the smartest places.

de rigueur

adjective
Translations
de rigueur

de rigueur

[dərɪˈgɜːʳ] ADVde rigor

de rigueur

adj predunerlässlich

de rigueur

[də rigœr] adjdi rigore
References in classic literature ?
came from all sides, and Lady Muriel--not being one of those lady-singers who think it de rigueur to decline to sing till they have been petitioned three or four times, and have pleaded failure of memory, loss of voice, and other conclusive reasons for silence--began at once:--
Steamie Most agreed if there is an R in the month, black opaques are de rigueur as most of us remember thin nasty tights in "flesh" colours that made your legs look like something hanging on a butcher's hook.
beaucoup moins que] Nous allons entrer dans une phase difficile, mais il faut sensibiliser les citoyens et ceux qui gerent les finances du pays a plus de rigueur et de vigilance [beaucoup plus grand que]
Between them came De Rigueur, foiled by Tom Queally's late thrust.
BIG EASY gave trainer Philip Hobbs and owner Terry Warner a second success in the Betfred Cesarewitch as he defied De Rigueur by threequarters of a length at Newmarket.
Taking all those stats into account, we have a shortlist of Suegioo, De Rigueur, Quick Jack, Ted Spread, Big Easy, Moidore, Waterclock and Jonny Delta.
But the signing of MOUs is de rigueur on such visits to give the appearance of substance.
Wing chairs were de rigueur in 18th-century gentlemen's clubs, and they resurfaced in mid-20th- century modern adaptations.
MARCO Botti has been forced to rule the progressive De Rigueur out of Saturday's John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle due to injury.
Dans son ouvrage "Le premier gouvernement atypique dirige par un islamiste: euphorie et expectatives", paru aux editions "Afrique Orient", Chakib Bensouda se livre a un exercice fascinant mais hautement perilleux: restituer, en 260 pages, les traits saillants d'une annee d'exercice du Parti de la justice et du developpement (PJD) a la tete de l'executif, en gardant un maximum d'objectivite et de rigueur.
LEISURE Concentration, Alan Firth's shot of Toon fans; right, fancy dress was de rigueur for the Boxing Day Dip (Joe's Photos)
Des dizaines de milliers de Portugais se sont rassembles avant-hier samedi a Lisbonne a l'appel des syndicats pour crier leur refus de la politique de rigueur menee par le gouvernement de centre-droit, qui s'apprete a l'accentuer afin de tenir ses engagements internationaux.