Definition of boutonnière in English:

boutonnière

Line breaks: bou¦ton|nière
Pronunciation: /ˌbuːtɒnˈjɛː
 
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noun

  • A spray of flowers worn in a buttonhole.
    More example sentences
    • The boutonnières, corsages and bouquet were all yellow roses, just blooming, to match the bridesmaids gowns.
    • I reached for his boutonnière that I had set for convenient access on a nearby chair.
    • He tenderly slipped a corsage onto my wrist, and I made my mother pin his boutonnière.

Origin

late 19th century: French, 'buttonhole', from bouton 'button'.

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