Definition of amuse-bouche in English:


Syllabification: a·muse-bouche
Pronunciation: /əˌmo͞ozˈbo͞oSH

noun (plural amuse-bouches or same)

Another term for amuse-gueule.
More example sentences
  • We had been served amuse-bouches in the past, but no such luck this time.
  • Before our starters arrived, we were presented with a few amuse-bouches of melba toast with goats' cheese and red pepper, and salmon tartare tartlets.
  • We started with a trio of excellent amuse-bouches—haddock and goat's cheese in filo pastry followed by a small tart containing quail's eggs with hollandaise sauce, and rounded off with cherry tomatoes filled with beef.


French, literally 'amuse mouth'.

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