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Definition of boîte

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Examples of boîte in a Sentence

a funky boîte on Paris's Left Bank that offers hot jazz to a self-consciously cool crowd
Recent Examples on the Web From top cocktail bars like Aviary and The Whistler to neighborhood haunts like Inner Town Pub and Map Room, to cozy wine boites like Webster's Wine Bar, there's a watering hole for all manner of palates. Grace Wong,, 12 June 2018 Added to the list of haute boites is Hakkasan New York, the latest outpost of the elevated Cantonese restaurant which got its start in London. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 9 Feb. 2018 Just over a month into his new stint as executive chef, Ferrarese has unleashed his extensive background in fine dining and Italian fare on the intimate, neighborhood boite. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, 5 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of boîte

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boîte

French, literally, box

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“Boîte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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