an elegant treat: The special wine was a bonne bouche.
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noun (pl) bonnes bouches (bɔn buʃ)
a tasty titbit or morsel
prepared in simple style, as in a cream sauce containing mushrooms: fillet of sole bonne femme.
a hat, usually tying under the chin and often framing the face, formerly much worn by women but now worn mostly by children. Informal. any hat worn by women. Chiefly Scot. a man’s or boy’s cap. a bonnetlike headdress: an Indian war bonnet. any of various hoods, covers, or protective devices. a cowl, hood, or […]