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Definition of "ruche" [ruche]

  • A ruffle or pleat of lace, muslin, or other fine fabric used for trimming women's garments. (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 "ruche" in a sentence
  • "Further etymology takes the French word ruche to “beehive,” an allusion to the frills and plaits of a straw hive."
  • "Next, I saw our dog spring backwards from la ruche!"
  • "The ruche goes into the butt crack, so it gives you a bigger-looking ass."