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

 

bonne femme

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌbɒn ˈfæm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɑːn ˈfæm//
 
[after noun](from French)
 
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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’.