Meaning of touché in English:


Pronunciation /tuːˈʃeɪ/

Translate touché into Spanish


  • 1Used as an acknowledgement during a discussion of a good or clever point made at one's expense by another person.

    ‘‘You haven't contributed much, this evening.’ ‘How could I have?’ ‘Touché. I do go on.’’
    • ‘You can read the story on - touché - a cached copy of the story I found on Google.’
    • ‘True it could - excuse me - indeed it should be said that a streak like this itself amounts - touché - to a blazing exception.’
    • ‘‘Ooh, touché,’ Master Alexi remarked with a grin at the king.’
    • ‘‘Oh, touché,’ he said, pretending to look wounded.’
  • 2(in fencing) used as an acknowledgement of a hit by one's opponent.


French, literally ‘touched’, past participle of toucher.