Definitions for degageˌdeɪ gɑˈʒeɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dé•ga•géˌdeɪ gɑˈʒeɪ(adj.)

  1. unconstrained; easy, as in manner or style.

    Category: Foreign Term

  2. lacking emotional involvement; detached.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of dégagé:

< F, ptp. of dégager to release, redeem, OF desg(u)agier; see de -, gage1; cf. engage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. degage(adj)

    free and relaxed in manner

    "rather degage after the nervousness he had shown at dinner"- Edmund Wilson

  2. degage, detached, uninvolved(adj)

    showing lack of emotional involvement

    "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander"

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free from mist or cloud

Isn't the sky clear!

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