Definition of bonbon in English:


Syllabification: bon·bon
Pronunciation: /ˈbänˌbän


  • A piece of candy, especially one covered with chocolate.
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    • At last came the cheese cart, and after cheese came dessert, an array of chocolate bonbons, and a silver bowl of ripe cherries and blushing apricots.
    • Don't you think that's too early for chocolate bonbons?
    • Garoto is tapping Ragold's U.S. distribution network for Velamints and Juicefuls, and may later add bonbons and other premium chocolate treats.


late 18th century: from French, reduplication of bon 'good', from Latin bonus.

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