Definition of amuse-gueule noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˌmjuːz ˈɡɜːl//
; NAmE NAmE//əˌmjuːz ˈɡɜːl//
(pl. amuse-gueules
BrE BrE//əˌmjuːz ˈɡɜːlz//
; NAmE NAmE//əˌmjuːz ˈɡɜːlz//
, amuse-gueule)
(from French)
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a small item of food that you have before a meal Word OriginFrench, literally ‘amuse mouth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: amuse-gueule