bonheur du jour

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bonheur-du-jour (literally daytime delight), conjectured to be from its sudden rise in popularity.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): (singular and plural) /bɒˌnɜː d(j)uː ˈʒʊə/
  • (US) IPA(key): (singular and plural) /bəˌnɝ d(j)u ˈʒʊɹ/, /bəˌnɝ də ˈʒʊɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: bon‧heur du jour

Noun[edit]

bonheur du jour (plural bonheurs du jour)

  1. An 18th- and 19th-century lady's portable writing desk with a raised back.

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