lagniappe


lagniappe

noun

Definition of LAGNIAPPE

1
something given in addition to what is ordinarily expected or owed <the meal was served with a lagniappe of freshly made cornbread>
2
something given to someone without expectation of a return <the hotel threw in some free shampoo as a lagniappe>
Synonyms bestowal, comp, donation, donative, fairing [British], freebie (or freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present, presentation

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