- a fondant, fruit, or nut center dipped in fondant or chocolate; a chocolate.
- a piece of confectionery; candy.
Origin of bonbon
Examples from the Web for bonbon
Contemporary Examples of bonbon
Make a slice halfway through a bonbon, and perch on the edge of the glass.Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes to Fall in Love With
Alie Ward, Georgia Hardstark
February 9, 2011
Historical Examples of bonbon
If you ask it for pain-killer it will not give you a bonbon.The Four Million
A set of Shakespeare from the Leonard twins, a bonbon dish from Vera.Tabitha at Ivy Hall
Ruth Alberta Brown
Capt. Wainwright had been toying with a tin whistle which he had pulled from a bonbon.With the Battle Fleet
"Now I think we may go back," said Hildegarde, after her third bonbon.Hildegarde's Home
Laura E. Richards
The bonbon dishes and all the glasses were of Venetian and Bohemian glass.The Century Cook Book
- a sweet
Word Origin for bonbon
1796, from French bonbon (17c.), childish reduplication of bon "good." Hence, bonbonniere (1818) "a box for sweets."