WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
bon•bon /ˈbɑnˌbɑn/USA pronunciation
n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- Fooda small chocolate-coated candy.
- Foodany candy.
(bon′bon′; Fr. bôn bôn′),USA pronunciation n., pl. -bons
(-bonz′; Fr. -bôn′).USA pronunciation
- Fooda fondant, fruit, or nut center dipped in fondant or chocolate;
- Fooda piece of confectionery;
- French: literally, good-good; a repetitive compound, origin, originally nursery word
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bonbon /ˈbɒnbɒn/ n
Etymology: 19th Century: from French, originally a children's word from bon good
- a sweet
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