[French rey-shoh-fey] /French reɪ ʃoʊˈfeɪ/
noun, plural réchauffés
[French rey-shoh-fey] /French reɪ ʃoʊˈfeɪ/ (Show IPA)
a warmed-up dish of food.
anything old or stale brought into service again.
warmed-up leftover food
old, stale, or reworked material
[ruh-shair-shey, ruh-shair-shey; French ruh-sher-shey] /rəˈʃɛər ʃeɪ, rə ʃɛərˈʃeɪ; French rə ʃɛrˈʃeɪ/ adjective 1. sought out with care. 2. very rare, exotic, or choice; arcane; obscure. 3. of studied refinement or elegance; precious; affected; pretentious. /rəˈʃɛəʃeɪ; French rəʃɛrʃe/ adjective 1. known only to connoisseurs; choice or rare 2. studiedly refined or elegant adj. 1722, from French […]
[chooz] /tʃuz/ verb (used with object), chose; chosen or (Obsolete) chose; choosing. 1. to select from a number of possibilities; pick by preference: She chose Sunday for her departure. 2. to prefer or decide (to do something): He chose to run for election. 3. to want; desire: I choose moving to the city. 4. (especially […]
[kris-uh n] /ˈkrɪs ən/ verb (used with object) 1. to receive into the Christian church by baptism; baptize. 2. to give a name to at baptism: They christened her Mary. 3. to name and dedicate: to christen a ship. 4. to make use of for the first time. /ˈkrɪsən/ verb (transitive) 1. to give a […]
[ri-sid-uh-viz-uh m] /rɪˈsɪd əˌvɪz əm/ noun 1. repeated or habitual relapse, as into crime. 2. Psychiatry. the chronic tendency toward repetition of criminal or antisocial behavior patterns. /rɪˈsɪdɪˌvɪzəm/ noun 1. habitual relapse into crime n. “habit of relapsing” (into crime), 1882, from recidivist + -ism, modeled on French récidivisme, from récidiver. recidivism re·cid·i·vism (rĭ-sĭd’ə-vĭz’əm) n.