Louched vs Vouched - What's the difference?

louched | vouched |

As verbs the difference between louched and vouched

is that louched is (louche) while vouched is (vouch).




  • (louche)

  • louche



    (en adjective)
  • Of questionable taste or morality; decadent.
  • * 2012', "''Upstairs Downstairs'' hosts the Kennedys and Wallis Simpson (these days, in British culture, the archetypal '''louche American)." ( The other half lives, ''The Economist , February 25th)
  • Not reputable or decent.
  • * 1888', "The aunt will refuse; she will think the whole proceeding very '''louche !" (''The Aspern Papers , Henry James)
  • Raffish, rakish, or unconventional and slightly disreputable, in an attractive manner.
  • * “Anyone inside the business can also tell you that without Carine Roitfeld’s louche sexy styling Tom Ford’s Gucci might easily have come off looking like a high-end Club Monaco.” (The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/09/fashion/shows/09INTRO.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0)
  • Verb

  • (alcoholic beverages) To become cloudy when mixed with water, due to the presence of anethole. This is known as the .
  • Certain anise-flavored drinks have developed a mystique based on the exotic appearance of louching .

    See also

    * (Ouzo effect) ----




  • (vouch)

  • vouch



  • To take responsibility for; to express confidence in; to witness; to obtest.
  • To warrant; to maintain by affirmations; to attest; to affirm; to avouch.
  • * Atterbury
  • They made him ashamed to vouch the truth of the relation, and afterwards to credit it.
    I can vouch that the match took place.
  • To back; to support; to confirm.
  • * Milton
  • Me damp horror chilled / At such bold words vouched with a deed so bold.
  • To call into court to warrant and defend, or to make good a warranty of title.
  • * Blackstone
  • He vouches' the tenant in tail, who ' vouches over the common vouchee.
  • (obsolete) To call; to summon.
  • * Sir T. Elyot
  • [They] vouch (as I might say) to their aid the authority of the writers.
  • To bear witness; to give testimony or full attestation.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • He will not believe her until the elector of Hanover shall vouch for the truth of what she has affirmed.
  • To call as a witness.
  • * Dryden
  • Vouch the silent stars and conscious moon.
  • To assert; to aver; to declare.
  • (Shakespeare)


  • Warrant; attestation.