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English definition of “bon mot”

bon mot

noun [C] uk   /ˌbɒnˈməʊ/ us    /ˌbɑːnˈmoʊ/ (plural bons mots) formal
a clever remarkForeign words and phrases used in EnglishRemarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
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