Dictionary.com

bonne femme

[ bawn -fam ]
/ bɔn ˈfam /
Save This Word!

adjective French Cooking.
prepared in simple style, as in a cream sauce containing mushrooms: fillet of sole bonne femme.
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of bonne femme

First recorded in 1815–25, bonne femme is from French à la bonne femme literally, “in the manner of a good housewife”
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use bonne femme in a sentence

FEEDBACK