- boutique brewery,
- boutonneuse fever,
Origin of boutique
Examples from the Web for boutique
But in those days there were very creative people like Chris Blackwell who really did the first boutique hotel.
There has even been a boutique Indiana brand (W.H. Harrison) bottling factory-made Indiana bourbon.Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana|Eric Felten|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Currently before the NLRB is a case concerning the right of workers at the luxury New York boutique Bergdorf Goodman to organize.
Mrs. Kennedy went to a boutique on the East Side to order the outfit.
The boutique farmed out part of the finishing work to my father at the de la Renta shop.
It was merrier in the boutique to chat with customers, yet she started fairly, and for a week earned a franc a day.Bohemian Days|Geo. Alfred Townsend
And what revelation so awful as that he has stood in a—in a—boutique?'Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
While I was in the boutique of a little jeweller, the Princess Bariatinski came in, with one of her female attendants.First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent|Marianne Baillie
- of or denoting a small specialized producer or business
- (as modifier)a boutique winery
Word Origin for boutique
"fashion shop," 1953, earlier "small shop of any sort" (1767), from French boutique (14c.), from Old Provençal botica, from Latin apotheca "storehouse" (see apothecary). Latin apotheca directly into French normally would have yielded *avouaie.