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bon motnoun [C]

uk   /ˌbɒnˈməʊ/  us   /ˌbɑːnˈmoʊ/ (plural bons mots /ˌbɒnˈməʊ/  us /ˌbɑːnˈmoʊ/ ) formal
an ​intelligent and ​funnyremark
(Definition of bon mot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 隽言, 妙语…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雋言, 妙語…
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