1A small piece of bread or pastry with a savory topping, often served with drinks at a reception or formal party.
- But instead of resorting to the sort of supermarket canapés that are served with inevitable monotony at so many parties, why not opt for home-made nibbles, which also work out far cheaper.
- From the canapés with our pre-dinner drink to the petits-fours served with coffee in the lounge, nothing could be faulted.
- The company would assemble round this table, propose toasts, clink glasses, down the first glass of vodka in a gulp, and quickly follow it with a bite of herring or a caviar canapé.
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