Meaning of manque*
Pronunciation: (mänk), [key]
— n. French.
- the numbers 1 to 18 in roulette. Cf.
Pronunciation: (mäng-kā' Fr. män-kā'), [key]
- having failed, missed, or fallen short, esp. because of circumstances or a defect of character; unsuccessful; unfulfilled or frustrated (usually used postpositively): a poet manqué who never produced a single book of verse.