a bunch of flowers; nosegay.
a compliment: The drama critics greeted her performance with bouquets.
the characteristic aroma of wines, liqueurs, etc.
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How to use bouquet in a sentence
When the stew is done, discard the bouquet garni, taste and season with more salt, if desired.Find out why Anthony Bourdain’s boeuf bourguignon is one of our most popular recipes ever | Becky Krystal | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
A ball of iceberg watered at the wrong time swells to a loose bouquet.How technology might finally start telling farmers things they didn’t already know | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
She led the chorus of shouts and at one point tossed bouquets of flowers that she shared in her son’s memory into the street as she continued marching.Protesters demonstrate outside D.C. police station for second night after Karon Hylton’s death | Clarence Williams, Samantha Schmidt, Tom Jackman | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Females release it from their skirt and in a sweet zone at the base of the main bouquet.‘Vampire’ parasite challenges the definition of a plant | Susan Milius | September 16, 2020 | Science News For Students
The bouquet of a nicely aged bottle of wine is made up, in part, of aroma volatiles in the grapes that yeast enzymes let loose over time.How does a crop’s environment shape a food’s smell and taste? | Carolyn Beans | September 10, 2020 | Science News
Plan a nice funeral, if you must, sing some songs, and send him off with a bouquet of winter lilies.
Behind glass doors it displayed an assortment of glasses, stacked tea cups; a small row of books; a bouquet of fake flowers.
Watch this clip, then send a bouquet of flowers to the nonpsychotic mother figure in your life.TV’s Best and Worst Moms: ‘Veep,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and More | The Daily Beast Video | May 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the streets of Donetsk one comes across a huge bouquet of complaints.Putin Has Predicted Civil War in Ukraine. So Do Many of Its People | Anna Nemtsova | April 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the top of the ramp stood Charlie, an enormous bouquet of roses in his arms.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas | Edwin Shrake | February 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Charmington boot and the Charmington bouquet were very freely advertised.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
When Henry walked down the drive with his "bouquet," he would have seen a face at the window if he had looked up.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
Some place a small, fragrant bouquet before the plate of each guest.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
The smoking, roaring engine carried a large bouquet of roses on its breastplate, like a bridesmaid at some leviathan wedding.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
Dobrunka gathered a large bouquet, thanked the Twelve Months, and joyfully ran home.Laboulaye's Fairy Book | Various
British Dictionary definitions for bouquet
(bəʊˈkeɪ, buː-) a bunch of flowers, esp a large carefully arranged one
Also called: nose (buːˈkeɪ) the characteristic aroma or fragrance of a wine or liqueur
a compliment or expression of praise
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