noun, plural mots justes [moh -zhyst]. /moʊ ˈʒüst/. French.
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UH, UM…oh yeah, there's UN, Juste comme the French, it simply means one.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A talented cartoonist, distinguished practical joker, and recognized as one of the kings of bon mot, he led a free and easy life.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
This style of the decadence is the "dernier mot" of Verbe, summoned to express all and to venture to the very extremes.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
A joke, a banter, a bon-mot, make more impression upon the man of the world than all the grave notions of his religion.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
So Macklin subsided; and Thyrsis learned afterwards that his remark was going the rounds, being considered to be a mot.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The "sire," fell on the ears of Madame Chalice like a mot in a play; but Valmond, living up to his part, was grave and solicitous.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker