Definition of bondieuserie in English:

bondieuserie

Line breaks: bon¦dieus|erie
Pronunciation: /bɒnˈdjəːz(ə)ri
 
, bɔ̃djøzʀi/

noun (plural bondieuseries)

1A church ornament or devotional object, especially one of little artistic merit.
1.1 [mass noun] Bondieuseries considered collectively.
More example sentences
  • So many things become bondieuserie in the end - respectable and beautiful, but comical because they are such cliches.

Origin

1940s: from French, from bon 'good' + Dieu 'God'.

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