amuse-bouche

noun \ ˈä-ˌmüz-ˈbüsh , -ˌmᵫz- , ə-ˈmyüz- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of amuse-bouche

plural amuse-bouches also amuses-bouches play \ˈä-ˌmüz-ˈbüsh, -ˈbü-shəz, -ˌmᵫz-, ə-ˈmyüz-\
: a small complimentary appetizer offered at some restaurants

Origin and Etymology of amuse-bouche

French, literally, (it) entertains (the) mouth


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to treat with excessive attention

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