Synonym of de rigueur

Alternative for de rigueur

dərɪ'gɜː

adj.

required by etiquette or usage or fashion

Adjective

Required by etiquette or current fashion
fashionable modish trendsetting voguish chic elegant fly in fashion in vogue latest natty ritzy smart spiffy trendy all the rage kicky sassy tony up to date with it up to the minute cool hip happening in hot sharp now big groovy swinging popular stylish modern mod in thing bang up to date au courant all the go kicking up-to-the-minute swish exclusive snappy swell supercool fresh new du jour a la mode classy high-toned glamorous high-class massive snazzy current on fleek up-to-date prevailing usual genteel customary funky schmick faddy faddish culty favoured popularized swanky upscale chichi red-hot swank newfangled in style favored contemporary well-liked in-thing dashing crowd-pleasing rakish popularised latest thing a go-go last word on trend plugged-in le dernier cri exciting down bang up-to-date def hep large downtown favorite pop with-it vogue turned-on cutting-edge trig favourite à la mode posh the new designer styleworthy awake savvy knowing alive knowledgeable perceptive informed familiar apprehensive conscious aware versed observant on to up on in on plugged in turned on switched on hep to wise to hip to tuned in in the know nifty ultra-modern sophisticated dapper newest avant-garde state-of-the-art flash swagger dressy new-fashioned debonair prevalent modernistic attractive sought-after in favour tasteful in demand in favor progressive neat advanced liked wanted celebrated ultramodern leading edge innovative spruce fancy innovatory trim novel cutting edge brand-new present-day space-age new age appealing sexy excellent likeable recent desired prominent approved preferred desirable cosmopolitan leading high-tech gnarly stylin' neoteric high-fashion understated flattering likable plush upmarket pioneering inspired fine well dressed well turned out well liked uptown dap futuristic trailblazing as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox well turned-out in the mainstream undercool wicked last-word rage party young finest Sunday youthful smartest nice formal nicest impressive passing hottest sumptuous grand deluxe swishy must-see fab dope big thing besuited timely good crisp legendary well-known fashionably dressed well-dressed well-groomed clean craze fad chi-chi super glorious well loved distinctive first-class well groomed notable renowned flippant revolutionary dernier cri latest fashion latest wrinkle latest fad new look smartly dressed well put together widespread commercially successful successful in good taste with style in with it flashy polished avant acceptable forefront bling courtly majestic plushy handsome superior stately refined graceful fancy-pants on the cutting edge in the latest style thrilled select dicty expensive urbane sleek ostentatious pretentious beautiful jazzy steezy slick showy highly developed SOTA forward-looking admired accepted welcome leading-edge commercial go-ahead dressed to the teeth dressed to kill marketable saleable hi-tech excited touched moved electrified animated stirred aroused elated atingle modern-day modernized modernised newly discovered contemporaneous latter-day groundbreaking recently developed never-before-seen ground-breaking updated nouvelle sought lovable beloved notorious fave famous trending well received worked up fired up unique creative original innovational artistic unprecedented imaginative inventive strange unheard-of unconventional far out modernist different unaccustomed way out unfamiliar clever unexplored visionary out-of-the-box ingenious unhackneyed experimental unknown unexampled pathbreaking nontraditional conversant posted up abreast acquainted instructed apprized versant sussed switched-on well-read well-versed filled in in the picture well-informed clued-up in the loop well versed up to speed well informed clued up genned up well briefed au fait having your finger on the pulse in touch most recent

Adjective

Following the established standards of behavior or manners
proper seemly respectable decorous decent befitting polite genteel correct nice becoming refined fitting suitable comme il faut fit appropriate civilized conventional conforming civilised mannerly courtly right formal dignified well-mannered comely done polished elegant apt accepted well bred orthodox cultured gentlemanly sophisticated civil ladylike courteous couth meet standard acceptable good modest approved well-bred moral traditional well-behaved prim cultivated honourable honorable sedate urbane ceremonious demure gracious virtuous apposite tasteful punctilious customary usual well mannered presentable OK in good taste prudish chivalrous priggish prissy graceful done thing educated pukka prudent protocol in order in line by the numbers by the book straight strait-laced puritanical classy gentle impeccable respectful gallant developed aristocratic noble distinguished diplomatic stilted stiff stiff-necked starchy kosher suited okay right stuff careful compatible the done thing congruous consistent consonant congenial pleasing timely tactful staid reserved well behaved honest upright restrained au fait ceremonial seasonable reputable admirable worthy trustworthy respected clean-living neat smart estimable spruce above board venerable tidy moderate august ordinary highly regarded redoubted redoubtable creditable sublime of good repute well-thought-of mediocre stylish accomplished affected posh distingué hollow fashionable patronizing snooty patronising snobbish straitlaced precious pompous discreet condescending ostentatious pretentious confined stuffy la-di-da artificial intolerant Victorian old-maidish rigid strict schoolmarmish Grundyish square goody-goody moralistic schoolmistressy governessy bluenosed nice-nelly precise niminy-piminy mimsy prim and proper straightlaced conservative overnice austere fastidious narrow-minded particular scrupulous stately puritan uptight fussy old-fashioned imposing meticulous exact fuddy-duddy narrow solemn finicky severe stick-in-the-mud majestic official suave mannered regal of the old school rigorous fine religious pernickety perfectionist persnickety finical pedantic shockable nitpicking established discerning overscrupulous regular Pecksniffian forbidding bigoted old-maid pious smug tight-laced conscientious painstaking overmodest stern thorough accurate conformist diligent lofty po-faced choosy superior attentive imperial traditionalist impressive affable highbrow composed proud studious demanding debonair square-toed obliging doctrinal detailed mathematical methodical deferential squeamish stodgy serious grand exacting starched magnificent inflexible ultra-careful imperious nit-picking portly button-down hair-splitting goody-two-shoes delicate straight-laced bien pensant straight arrow just so sober fogeyish circumspect ascetic self-righteous sanctimonious pietistic charming valid fanatical disapproving finished magnanimous ritual overexact simpering mincing offish illiberal handsome womanly deliberate measured felicitous applicable fitted royal hair-shirt spartan censorious sententious politic cavalier close exhaustive tip-top top-notch pretty adulatory complimentary high-bred highbred flattering preux studied pinpoint pi holier-than-thou judicious welcome happy abstemious abstinent well-respected high-class well-placed upper-class grandiose hairline prude fair PC self-satisfied god-fearing unctuous blue-nose dapper wooden cleanly stickling spic-and-span forced de règle spot-on slow-moving in keeping laboured unnatural discriminating strained politically correct goody two-shoes genial cordial pleasant kind picky frigid unrelaxed icy considerate thoughtful dainty complaisant labored sensitive critical sharp choosey pure keen selective bourgeois well spoken soft-spoken well brought up well-spoken perceptive faddy fussbudgety finicking faddish acute overdelicate overparticular hypercritical suburban parochial hard to please difficult to please over-particular impossible to please nit-picky Pooterish Biedermeier dogmatic exalted laborious lordly kingly small-town assiduous conscionable observant formalistic overconscientious heedful punctual eminent unbending received sombre magisterial highfalutin' great somber grave nifty unsympathetic aloof remote unfriendly detached haughty popular common right on good eye epicene withdrawn unsocial reticent antisocial unforthcoming unresponsive undemonstrative unapproachable uncommunicative taciturn recognized mainstream normal self-respecting authoritative prevailing canonical authorized prevalent traditionalistic familiar ultraconservative unprogressive reactionary unheretical unoriginal buttoned-down hidebound mossbacked old-line old-school standpat die-hard acknowledged brassbound paleoconservative archconservative namby-pamby well established routine derivative well-established keeping people at arm's length stand-offish legitimate authorised sanctioned admitted recognised rightful sound according to the book

Adjective

In force
enforced imposed required compulsory constrained dictated necessary prescribed mandatory obligatory ordained coerced compelled involuntary requisite unavoidable binding contractual demanded exacted forced impelled inescapable necessitated obliged stipulated advocated charged enjoined established executed invoked kept pressed prevalent sanctioned carried out forced upon imperative incumbent peremptory nonelective statutory essential compulsatory set enforceable unwilling slave forcible conscripted needed vital indispensable coercive OB recommended pivotal imperious prerequisite needful critical crucial integral necessitous important the law called for must-have all-important key paramount significant urgent compelling of the essence pre-eminent fundamental consequential high-priority pressing of the utmost importance of great consequence burning central vitally important life-and-death acute basic principal chief cardinal momentous wanted quintessential substantive prime all important constitutive decisive primary foremost intrinsic core called-for leading capital exigent fixed appropriate heavy proper meat-and-potatoes conventional very important standard normal desired customary usual expedient inherent preeminent rudimentary bottom-line elementary innate specified main major nitty-gritty radical deciding focal serious meaningful incumbent on determinative great earth-shattering life-or-death much needed weighty lacking king lacked telling curricular right-hand basal commanding irremissible number one assigned everything climacteric unconsenting official strategic reluctant grudging mission-critical business-critical underlined begrudging fatal preferred acceptable correct fitting determining world-shaking name-of-the-game characteristic structural influential big dominant rudimental profound staple natural underlying coal-and-ice overruling primal premier overriding predominant foundational constitutional elemental constituent salient will-less indissoluble irrevocable unalterable climactic grand supreme top ruling master connected component outstanding far-reaching grave name of game against one's will against one's wishes desperate conclusive unbreakable at the heart of dire importunate emergency extreme immediate drastic intense sore impelling crying parlous emergent terrible clamant driving permanent regulation orthodox life and death top-priority very great done ubiquitous bounden comme il faut socially obligatory right a must au fait conforming to accepted standards counted upon most important

Adjective

Imperative or essential for one's well-being or goals
necessary required essential needed requisite vital compulsory imperative indispensable needful obligatory demanded mandatory important key central consequential incumbent intrinsic must-have pivotal all-important core critical forced integral involuntary necessitous nonelective peremptory appropriate called for compulsatory high-priority inherent innate rudimentary substantive all important basic binding bottom-line cardinal chief compelling crucial decisive desired elementary exigent expedient fundamental momentous paramount preferred prerequisite pressing prime principal proper quintessential recommended significant specified urgent wanted vitally important incumbent on life-and-death pre-eminent name of game of great consequence of the essence of the utmost importance prescribed unavoidable enforced stipulated inescapable statutory set coercive exacted coerced unwilling compelled called-for imposed ordained enforceable contractual dictated slave commanding irremissible fixed necessitated conscripted OB imperious the law unconsenting constrained reluctant grudging begrudging against one's will will-less against one's wishes primary burning acute major main elemental constitutive capital foremost underlying leading serious focal meat-and-potatoes dominant radical constitutional staple salient rudimental basal first predominant preeminent great material structural beginning introductory foundational premier root dire ingrained meaningful big overriding influential heavy grave prominent primitive determining abecedarian importunate supreme clamant emergent particular expected crying grand number one master natural primal anticipated strategic nitty-gritty deciding arch top deep-seated very important considerable outstanding immanent weighty conclusive initial final far-reaching looked-for characteristic telling original permanent sovereign profound organic overbearing ruling native immediate overmastering true inborn inbred special sovran numero uno earth-shattering life-or-death determinative congenital high much needed fatal connate intense powerful indigenous hardwired engrained conspicuous deep-rooted uppermost built-in hard-wired deep-down heavy-duty earnest high-level big-time monumental life-preserving life-sustaining lacking hoped-for foreseen awaited lacked king easy basilar lowest bread-and-butter right-hand lead everything operative keynote overruling climacteric standard underlined climactic nuclear indissoluble irrevocable unalterable of vital importance causal desperate predestined foreordained inevitable fateful doomed destined business-critical mission-critical name-of-the-game world-shaking number-one unbreakable coal-and-ice a matter of life and death emergency drastic sore impelling extreme primordial constituent definitive absolute last settling clear in demand popular real terrible driving parlous component connected genuine inseparable unlucky elevated maximum indelible large-scale historic germane tough pertinent substantial extensive dynamic ponderous invaluable emphatic head ineradicable ingrain ineffaceable at the heart of hereditary intimate indwelling inmost connatural deep sustaining axiomatic axiological ultimate supporting substratal substrative grass-roots theoretical bottom underived groundlaying top-priority life and death very great bounden in one's blood demanding right correct fitting counted upon constraining instant prevailing prior highest greatest controlling suitable chosen intended star stellar No. 1 clamouring hurry-up persuasive clamoring requiring obliging heat-on irresistible exacting claiming distressing forcing unyielding selected accurate express exact rightful distinguished seminal now or never noted trusted reputable noteworthy celebrated illustrious sought after major league high profile high-up notable honourable honoured well known mighty top-notch big time noble big-league top-ranking high-powered honorable highly regarded puissant major-league superior eminent high-ranking skookum top-drawer of high standing honored big league most important most prominent most influential

Adjective

So customary or fashionable as to be expected of everyone or on every occasion

Antonym of de rigueur

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