Definition of parfait noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpɑːfeɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//pɑːrˈfeɪ//
    [uncountable] (from French)
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  1. 1a frozen dessert (= a sweet dish) made with cream and eggs and flavoured with fruit, chocolate, etc.
  2. 2a soft smooth mixture of very finely chopped meat or fish, served cold and used for spreading on bread, etc. chicken liver parfait