- a thin piece of bread or toast or a cracker spread or topped with cheese, caviar, anchovies, or other savory food.
- Furniture. a sofa of 18th-century France, made in any of several forms, often with matching chairs.
- Bridge. a style of bidding in which short suits are bid before long ones.
Origin of canapé
Related Words for canapetouch, bite, bit, starter, cocktail, tincture, morsel, dash, chaw, trifle, sip, hint, mouthful, tidbit, whiff, fragment, delicacy, appetizer, sprinkling, nip
Examples from the Web for canape
Historical Examples of canape
She and Peter were in the pantry, deep in the manufacture of a certain sort of canape.Sisters
An oxeye daisy, p. 31, may be placed in center of canape, in the wreath of parsley.The Laurel Health Cookery
Evora Bucknum Perkins
It consists of oysters, a canape, a fruit cocktail, grapefruit or something else of the same kind.Book of Etiquette, Volume 2
Lillian Eichler Watson
- a small piece of bread, toast, etc, spread with a savoury topping
- (in French cabinetwork) a sofa