Meaning of “éclair” in the English Dictionary

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"éclair" in British English

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éclairnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˈkleər/ us /ɔɪkler/

Examples from literature

  • Marion brought her an éclair on a plate. 
  • Put the mixture in the bag, and press out on buttered pans, having each éclair nearly three inches long. 
  • Stick a skewer into the side of an éclair, and dip the top in the hot chocolate. 
  • The Prince strode off to the blacksmith's shop, forgetful that he held a teacup in one hand and an éclair in the other. 
  • We both had a coffee éclair. 

(Definition of “éclair” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)