This page is about the idiom de rigeurFORMAL
If something is de rigeur, it is necessary to have if you want to be fashionable or be accepted into a particular social scene.
- For a long time baseball caps, hooded jackets and sneakers were de rigeur among kids into rap music.
- Blue jeans and T-shirts seem to have become de rigeur for male executives in the computer industry in California.
Origin: This idiom is borrowed from French and a literal translation would be "of strictness".
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Contributor: Matt Errey