noun, plural bon·bons [bon-bonz; French bawn-bawn] /ˈbɒnˌbɒnz; French bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃/.
Origin of bonbon
Examples from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
She never seemed so soulful and sinless as at the moment when her pink lips closed over a bonbon.The Incubator Baby|Ellis Parker Butler
These are usually treated in a rather elaborate way, being often coated with bonbon cream or with chocolate.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The bonbon dishes and all the glasses were of Venetian and Bohemian glass.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
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Word Origin for bonbon
Word Origin and History for bonbon
1796, from French bonbon (17c.), childish reduplication of bon "good." Hence, bonbonniere (1818) "a box for sweets."