[ bawn-swar ]

  1. good evening; good night.

Words Nearby bonsoir Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use bonsoir in a sentence

  • I saw him out to the gate and there was a brave ring in his "bonsoir, mon vieux," as he swung off in the dusk of the starlit road.

    A Village of Vagabonds | F. Berkeley Smith
  • When Yvonne had finished her soup, and eaten all her bread, she rose and with another timid "bonsoir" slipped away to bed.

    A Village of Vagabonds | F. Berkeley Smith
  • Charlotte Corday gave Marat "bonsoir, citoyen," ere she drove her knife.

    Once Aboard The Lugger | Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
  • "I have the honour to wish madame a bonsoir," said he, but the lady was still sulky and vouchsafed no answer.

  • A selection of the untruths published in the French press during the war has been reproduced by the Paris journal, bonsoir.