prix fixe

prix fixe
noun Etymology: French, fixed price Date: 1881 a complete meal offered at a fixed price; also the price charged

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  • prix fixe — [ˌpri: ˈfi:ks, ˈfıks] adj AmE [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: fixed price ] a prix fixe meal is a complete meal served for a fixed price …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Prix fixe — [pri fiks] der; <aus fr. prix fixe »fester Preis«> Geschäft mit festen Preisen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • prix fixe — meal served at a fixed price, 1883, French, lit. fixed price (see PRICE (Cf. price) (n.) and FIX (Cf. fix) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • prix fixe — ► NOUN ▪ a meal of several courses costing a fixed price. ORIGIN French, fixed price …   English terms dictionary

  • prix fixe — [prē fēks′] n. [Fr, fixed price] 1. a set price for a complete meal 2. such a meal …   English World dictionary

  • prix fixe — /pree fiks /; Fr. /prddee feeks /, pl. prix fixes /pree fiks /; Fr. /prddee feeks /. a fixed price charged for any meal chosen from the variety listed on the menu. Cf. à la carte, table d hôte. [1880 85; < F] * * * …   Universalium

  • prix fixe —  (Fr.) Fixed price; pl. prix fixes …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • prix fixe — [[t]ˈpri ˈfɪks[/t]] fr. [[t]pri ˈfiks[/t]] n. pl. prix fixes [[t]ˈpri ˈfɪks[/t]] fr. [[t]pri ˈfiks[/t]] coo fot a fixed price charged for a complete meal chosen usu. from a limited menu • Etymology: 1880–85; < F …   From formal English to slang

  • prix fixe — noun a) A menu in which the entire meal is offered at a single fixed price b) The price of such a meal …   Wiktionary

  • prix fixe — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fr., [at a] fixed price …   English dictionary for students

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