Definition of “bon voyage” - English Dictionary


“bon voyage” in English

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bon voyageexclamation

uk /ˌbon vɔɪˈɑːʒ/ us /ˌbɑːn vwaɪˈɑːʒ/

Examples from literature

  • Flora's voice wished me " bon voyage " in a most friendly but tremulous tone. 
  • He wished us bon voyage, removed his hand, and we were off. 
  • It's best to say 'good-bye' and 'bon voyage' right here. 
  • Numerous devoted friends were on hand to say good bye and "bon voyage", but they were permitted only on the dock. 
  • There was a short drive to the river amid polite calls of "good-bye" and " bon voyage," and there lay the Mayflower, like a great white bird with comfortably folded wings. 

(Definition of “bon voyage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)