A game similar to boules played chiefly in Provence.
More example sentences
- The image of Gitanes-puffing, beret-clad Monsieurs enjoying a game of pétanque in the Provençal sunshine is about as idiosyncratically-French as it gets.
- During our lunch we try a game of pétanque with some stones that were lying around.
- Close to the hotel there is the Place des Lices, where the village men still play pétanque each afternoon.
Definition of pétanque in:
- The US English dictionary