Definition of bonne femme adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bonne femme

BrE BrE//ˌbɒn ˈfæm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɑːn ˈfæm//
[after noun] (from French)
jump to other results
used in the names of dishes which are cooked in a simple way salmon bonne femme Word OriginFrench, from the phrase à la bonne femme ‘in the manner of a good housewife’.