de rigeur


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de rigeur

A French phrase literally meaning of strictness, used to describe something that is required by custom or fashion.
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Exotic flora and fauna are de rigeur, with everything from palm leaves to pineapples and orchids to flamingos gracing t-shirts and trousers, walls and wardrobes.
For those embracing manual pour-over coffee making, having a gooseneck kettle has become de rigeur.
Physical work was de rigeur. The female population in the main were home-based without the luxury of modern appliances to minimise physical effort.
| BLUE blazers have been de rigeur in the Royal box at Wimbledon with David Beckham, and James Middleton among the smartly dressed chaps to have opted for the hue.
ON THE RADAR | BLUE blazers have been de rigeur in the Royal box at Wimbledon with David Beckham, and James Middleton among the smartly dressed chaps to have opted for the hue.
It was refreshing to hear her dismissive attitude toward things like hideously expensive wellness treatments, or the entire culture of aesthetic deprivation that has become de rigeur in the world of fashion and lifestyle.
So, if only for a short while, the afro wigs and pink cowboy hats de rigeur of seafront stag and hen parties everywhere will be replaced by diamante jumpsuits, huge mutton chops, an entire Cash Converters' worth of gold bling and gravitydefying jet black quiffs.
Mumbling is now de rigeur in film and television, but good voice projection is paramount in the theatre or the play is lost.
Stevens Point is launching a new spring seasonal in the heart of winter, which seems to be de rigeur these days.
Thus, Quick Jack can come late under Richard Hughes to take the Cesarewitch while De Rigeur, Communicator and Waterclock are live each-way contenders.
PALLASATOR (Sir Mark Prescott) THE five-year-old was only just beaten a neck by De Rigeur in last week's Old Newton Cup at Haydock.