bon appétit
foreign term Etymology: French good appetite ; enjoy your meal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bon Appétit — (French for enjoy your meal literally good appetite ) describes itself as a food and entertaining magazine . It is published monthly by Condé Nast Publications Inc. Its sister publication is Gourmet . External links *… …   Wikipedia

  • bon appetit — bon ap|pe|tit [ˌbɔn æpəˈti: US ˌboun æpeı ] interjection [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: bon appétit good appetite ] said to someone before they start eating a meal, to tell them you hope they enjoy their food …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bon appétit —    (bon ah pay TEE) [French] (May you have) good appetite; enjoy your meal.    The point is to find combinations that fit your palate and your schedule. Bon appétit! Time, October 12, 1998 …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • bon appétit — [bōn nȧ pā tē′] interj. [Fr, lit., good appetite] enjoy your meal …   English World dictionary

  • Bon appétit ! — ● Bon appétit ! souhait adressé à quelqu un avant le repas …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bon appétit — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Bon appétit Produktionsland Schweiz, Deutschland, Spanien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bon appétit — /bɒn æpəˈti/ (say bon apuh tee) interjection (an expression used indicating the speaker s wish for someone to have a satisfying meal.) {French} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bon appétit — /baw nann pay tee /, French. (I wish you) a hearty appetite. * * * …   Universalium

  • bon appétit — interjection Used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat. Syn: enjoy your meal …   Wiktionary

  • bon appétit —  (Fr.) Eat well, enjoy your food. Bonhams. (No apos.) London auction house. bonhomie. (Fr.) Good nature …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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