amuse-bouche

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French amuse-bouche

NounEdit

amuse-bouche (plural amuse-bouches)

  1. A bite-sized hors d'oeuvre or appetizer that is served before a meal.
    Synonym: preappetizer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

amuse +‎ bouche; hypercorrection of amuse-gueule.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.myz.buʃ/
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NounEdit

amuse-bouche m (plural amuse-bouche or amuse-bouches)

  1. snack, hors d'oeuvre, appetizer
    Synonym: amuse-gueule