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bombe 1

Syllabification: bombe
Pronunciation: /bäm(b)/

noun

1A frozen dome-shaped dessert.
Example sentences
  • Cassata, a bombe filled with hazelnut crème, has the audacity to combine chocolate with ricotta cheese and turns out bizarrely addictive.
  • For instance, an ice-cream bombe is the same shape as a Christmas pudding, but lighter and more refreshing.
  • To top it off I chose a frozen hazelnut praline ice cream bombe with a caramelised sugar crust.
1.1A dome-shaped mold in which a bombe is made.

Origin

Late 19th century: French, literally 'bomb'.

Words that rhyme with bombe

aplomb, bomb, CD-ROM, dom, from, glom, mom, pom, prom, Rom, shalom, Somme, therefrom, Thom, tom, wherefrom

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bombé 2 Syllabification: bom·bé
Pronunciation: /bämˈbā/

adjective

(Of furniture) rounded.
Example sentences
  • Then, with a puffed chest and plump sides, the bombé, or convex commode, made a grand entrance.
  • This antique sage & white hand painted bombe chests console features beautiful floral motifs.
  • Incorporate a stylish period look with any of these bombe, or bombay, chests featuring elegant curved lines for display anywhere in the home.

Origin

Early 20th century: French, literally 'swollen out'.

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