De rigueur

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De rigueur

Postby admin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:23 am

\duh ri-GUR\
1. strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.

She would tell Miss Scranton then that shoes and stockings were de rigueur in the hotel, and she would do it before Mrs Houghton came down for a drink.
-- Emma Tennant, Hotel de Dream, 1976
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