Definition of pourboire in English:

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pourboire

Pronunciation: /po͝orˈbwär/

noun

A gratuity; a tip.
Example sentences
  • At 4,000 guineas, Prior made almost as much money as Pope-more, if you count the 4,000 Harley threw in by way of pourboire to buy Down Hall in Essex for Prior's life use.

Origin

French, from pour boire, literally '(money) for drinking'.

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Syllabification: pour·boire

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