etui

noun
\ā-ˈtwē, ˈā-ˌ\
plural etuis

Definition of etui 

: a small ornamental case

First Known Use of etui

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for etui

French étui

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about etui

Dictionary Entries near etui

et tu Brute

etua tree

étude

etui

-etum

et ux

ETV

Statistics for etui

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for etui

The first known use of etui was in 1611

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on etui

See words that rhyme with etui

Comments on etui

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

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

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!