(also concours d'élégance ˌdɛleɪˈɡɒ̃s)
Definition of concours in English:
noun (plural same)
An exhibition or parade of vintage or classic motor vehicles in which prizes are awarded for those in the best or most original condition: [as modifier]: condition is what counts: a concours Mark 1 will fetch more than a ropy Mark 2 six years its junior
More example sentences
- A number of the ever-popular MGBs will come under the hammer, including a concours 1973 Roadster (estimate: £7,500 - £8,500) and a 1974 ‘chrome bumper’
- But unless you are in high school, or at a tailgate party before a football game, or at a classic car concours d' elegance, parking lots are not the kind of place you want to hang around.
- And what sort of landowner would refuse to play host to a concours d' élégance at which owners of magnificent chariots - Lagondas, Delages, Rolls-Royces - could admire each other's turnout?
French, 'contest (of elegance)'.
Definition of concours in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan