Definition of filet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfiːleɪ/


1 French spelling of fillet, used especially in the names of French or French-sounding dishes. filet de boeuf
More example sentences
  • Let simmer 1 kg of codfish filets in this bouillon for 10 minutes.
  • To cook the sea trout filets, heat a non-stick frying pan until hot and add the olive oil.
  • A dish of veal medallions turned out to be more like well-done, dryish filets of baby beef.
2 [mass noun] A kind of net or lace with a square mesh.
Late 19th century: from French, 'net'
Example sentences
  • Similar looks can be achieved by using filet or foam-board spacers between matboards.

Words that rhyme with filet

billet, fillet, millet, skillet, willet
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