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Definition of "fourchette" [‖Four•chette]

  • A narrow, forked strip of material joining the front and back sections of the fingers of gloves. (noun)
  • Anatomy A small band or fold of mucous membrane forming the posterior margin of the vulva and connecting the posterior ends of the labia majora. (noun)
  • Zoology See furcula. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fourchette" in a sentence
  • "An amnihook and packets of lube scattered around a cake ... what the fourchette?"
  • "Penelope; “a déjeûner à la fourchette — we know, Clara, you would die of doing the honours of a formal dinner.”"
  • "Now this merchant was a belle fourchette, and the Robber seeing this, said to himself, “I have found my chance.”"
Words like "fourchette"
brique calcaneal
ecu fornix
indice ischium