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Word of the Day – Debouch

By July 2, 2023Word of the Day

Debouch (verb)

dee-bowch

to come forth; emerge.

Debouch is an adaptation of French déboucher, meaning both “to unclog, uncork” and “to emerge, result, drain.” The bouche element means “mouth” and comes from Latin bucca, which means “cheek, jaw.”

Example sentences

“We’re waiting for the passengers to debouch from the aeroplane.”

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