[ nee-swahz; French nee-swaz ]

  1. in the style of Nice, France.

  2. garnished or prepared with tomatoes, and often anchovies, black olives, capers, etc.: salade niçoise.

Origin of niçoise

Ellipsis of French à la niçoise (niçoise, feminine of niçois, equivalent to NiceNice + -ois,Old French -eis<Latin -ēnsis-ensis)

Words Nearby niçoise Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use niçoise in a sentence

  • Later he bought a copy of the Nicoise and learnt of the tragedy on the San Remo road.

    The Angel of Terror | Edgar Wallace