doux

adjective
\ ˈdü How to pronounce doux (audio) \

Definition of doux

of champagne
: very sweet

First Known Use of doux

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for doux

French, literally, sweet, from Old French douz — more at douce

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about doux

Dictionary Entries near doux

do ut des

douter

do ut facias

doux

douzaine

douzainier

DOVAP

Statistics for doux

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for doux

The first known use of doux was circa 1943

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on doux

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with doux

Comments on doux

What made you want to look up doux? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!