Definition of bonne bouche in English:

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bonne bouche

Pronunciation: /bɒn ˈbuːʃ/
Pronunciation: /bɔn buʃ/

noun (plural bonne bouches or bonnes bouches pronounced same)

An appetizing item of food, especially something sweet eaten at the end of a meal: bonnes bouches such as Italian almond biscuits and chocolate-covered figs
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  • However, I kept postponing it until our very last day - I suppose I was saving it pour la bonne bouche!
  • The ‘dinner’ can be anything from a full-blown eight course feast to a range of bonnes bouches and tapas.
  • Star restaurants are offering customers the chance to go feral with bonnes bouches like nettle froth and rowan sorbet.


French, literally 'a good taste in the mouth', from bonne, feminine of bon 'good', and bouche 'mouth'.

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