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 ?
Evening dress was not DE RIGUEUR! The money at the door, and that everyone should behave as ladies and gentlemen, were the only things insisted upon.
Quite ready!" 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:--
Was it de rigueur when Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, a beautiful 15-year-old girl, died following an allergic reaction to sesame seeds in a Pret baguette?
From Brighton on the English coast to the Riviera in the south of France, the pursuit of seaside fun became de rigueur among Europeans with deep pockets and time on their hands.
Elle se batit au terme d'une feuille de route plus ou moins longue et d'une demonstration de rigueur. Laisser filer la credibilite pour un coup de gueule ou un ironique commentaire releve d'une totale insouciance qui ne sert en rien l'interet du public a l'information, principe qui devrait servir de base a toute communication publique[beaucoup plus grand que], avise le guide de deontologie du Conseil de presse du Quebec.
Could it not be the majority of these ladies will refrain from smoking, alcohol, probably enjoying a tranquil lifestyle and of course early to bed would be de rigueur.
Personne ne sait aujourd'hui les tenants et aboutissant de cette affaire qui a fait couler beaucoup d'encre et qui met a nu la gestion defaillante du top management de la Samir mais aussi le deficit de controle et de rigueur des autorites publiques via a vis d'un secteur hautement strategique en l'occurrence le petrole.
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.
At dinner, there's a selection of sushi rolls, sashimi and the newly de rigueur poke selection.
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.