pourboire

noun
pour·​boire | \ pu̇r-ˈbwär How to pronounce pourboire (audio) \

Definition of pourboire

First Known Use of pourboire

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pourboire

French, from pour boire for drinking

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“Pourboire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pourboire. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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