- a tidbit.
- an elegant treat: The special wine was a bonne bouche.
Origin of bonne bouche
literally, good mouth
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Examples from the Web for bonne bouche
In vain we offered to wait whilst he finished his bonne-bouche.Glories of Spain
Charles W. Wood
Ferdinand was the bonne-bouche of the family: they used to call him "the Parson!"
There was no profusion of unmeaning dishes; each was a bonne-bouche—an undeniable delicacy.Peg Woffington
Stone noted that he made swallowing movements as if he were about to taste a bonne-bouche.Painted Veils
Eating what yolk or white they contained, they plucked and roasted the chicks as a "bonne-bouche."The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine
Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
- a tasty titbit or morsel
literally: good mouth(ful)