interjection French.

good evening; good night. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bonsoir

Historical Examples of bonsoir

  • "Bonsoir, monsieur," was the sharp reply, and the window was lowered with a bang.

  • "Bonsoir, dear friend," she greeted me in her delicious voice.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith

  • I said 'bonsoir' to you before, when you passed me in the street.

  • The "bonsoir, mon ami," of the first was frank and kind as usual, but I was immediately struck with a change in his manner.

    A Residence in France

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • You 'd certainly have won all my gold; and now you must leave off in the midst of your good fortune—and so, bonsoir, et revanche.'

    Arthur O'Leary

    Charles James Lever