WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
bon•bon /ˈbɑnˌbɑn/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Fooda small chocolate-coated candy.
  2. Foodany candy.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
bon•bon  (bonbon′; Fr.nn),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -bons 
    (-bonz′; Fr. -bôn).USA pronunciation 
  1. Fooda fondant, fruit, or nut center dipped in fondant or chocolate;
    a chocolate.
  2. Fooda piece of confectionery;
    candy.
  • French: literally, good-good; a repetitive compound, origin, originally nursery word
  • 1790–1800


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bonbon /ˈbɒnbɒn/ n
  1. a sweet
Etymology: 19th Century: from French, originally a children's word from bon good



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