- Fencing. (an expression used to indicate a hit or touch.)
- (an expression used for acknowledging a telling remark or rejoinder.)
- an acknowledgment that a scoring hit has been made in a fencing competition
- an acknowledgment of the striking home of a remark or the capping of a witticism
1904, “exclamation acknowledging a hit in fencing,” from French touché, past participle of toucher “to hit,” from Old French touchier “to hit” (see touch (v.)).