noun, plural pour·boires [poor-bwar; English poor-bwahrz]. /purˈbwar; English pʊərˈbwɑrz/. French.
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Example sentences from the Web for pourboire
And the porter spat and grinned, and said to Nancy: "Faut lui donner son pourboire."The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
He took his pourboire and left the rest, just as he treated monsieur.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
Only, if I keep you more than a week it will then be three and a half florins per day, and no pourboire.The Prussian Terror|Alexandre Dumas
Then turning to De Peyster and exhibiting his pourboire, he repeated, “Comprenez vous franais?”The Spell|William Dana Orcutt
Then to Jefferson she added: “Give him a franc for a pourboire—that makes five francs altogether.”The Lion and The Mouse|Charles Klein