prix fixe

[ pree-fiks; French pree feeks ]
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noun,plural prix fixes [pree-fiks; French pree feeks]. /ˈpri ˈfɪks; French pri ˈfiks/.
  1. a fixed price charged for any meal chosen from the variety listed on the menu.

Origin of prix fixe

Borrowed into English from French around 1880–85

Words that may be confused with prix fixe

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

How to use prix fixe in a sentence

  • We would choose restaurants that advertised dishes like Lobster Thermador, Champagne Ravioli, or Boeuf Bourguignon, but would invariably select the traditional turkey dinner with dressing and all the trimmings from the prix fixe menu.

    Dining without a dining room | Valerie Blake | November 19, 2021 | Washington Blade
  • In 1982, Roellinger saved the sea merchant's house from foreclosure by opening a table d'hôte (prix fixe restaurant) inside.

  • Did you ever find a Continental shopkeeper whose "prix fixe" might not be proved a lucus-a-nonentity?

British Dictionary definitions for prix fixe

prix fixe

/ (French pri fiks) /

nounplural prix fixes (fiks)
  1. a fixed price charged for one of a set number of meals offered on a menu: Compare à la carte, table d'hôte

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