A fried or grilled cheese and ham sandwich.
- 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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