One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Affected; artificial.‘the overripe, faisandé aspect of certain productions lacking in instinct and in juice’
- ‘It's decadent, parasitic, parodic, and faisandé; and it's just about the best dance piece ever.’
- ‘It is in their work, too, that Huysmans notes with delight "le style tacheté et faisandé" - high-flavored and spotted with corruption - which he himself possesses in the highest degree.’
French, literally ‘(of game) hung until high’.
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