farouche
adjective | fuh-ROOSH
Definition
:
unruly or disorderly : wild
:
marked by shyness and lack of social graces
 

 

Examples of FAROUCHE

“Though she wrote three ‘novels’ (more extended free associations than novels as we know them), she is best thought of as a poet of small, farouche poems illustrated with doodles….”
Rosemary Dinnage, The New York Review of Books, 25 June 1987
“Jeremy Irons’s natural mode as an actor is fastidious rather than farouche, but he perfectly captures James Tyrone’s professional extravagance and personal meanness.”
Michael Arditti, The Sunday Express, 11 Feb. 2018