farouche
[ fa-roosh ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 18th century; Latin from French, alteration of Old French forache, based on Latin foras ‘out of doors’
Synonyms
  • shy
  • sullen
  • surly
Antonyms
  • outgoing
  • pleasant
Definition
sullen or shy in company
Example
I refuse to bring Emma to social gatherings any longer- she is so farouche it makes others feel awkward!
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