bonbon

noun bon·bon \ ˈbän-ˌbän \

Definition of bonbon

1 : a candy with chocolate or fondant coating and fondant center that sometimes contains fruits and nuts
2 : something that is pleasing in a light or frivolous way
  • singing pop bonbons

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Origin and Etymology of bonbon

French, reduplication of bon good, from Latin bonus — more at bounty


BONBON Defined for English Language Learners

bonbon

noun

Definition of bonbon for English Language Learners

  • : a type of candy that usually has a chocolate cover and a soft center


BONBON Defined for Kids

bonbon

noun bon·bon \ ˈbän-ˌbän \

Definition of bonbon for Students

: a candy with a soft coating and a creamy center


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