Definition of croque-monsieur in English:


Syllabification: croque-mon·sieur
Pronunciation: /ˌkrōkməˈsyœr, ˌkrōkməˈsyər


A fried or grilled cheese and ham sandwich.
More example sentences
  • I want a burger rather than a croque-monsieur.
  • The speaker looked pained, as if I'd suggested putting ketchup on my croque-monsieur.
  • There are sandwiches of all sorts: panini, open-faced, subs, croque-monsieurs, cheesesteaks.


French, literally 'bite (a) man'.

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