bonmot

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonmot (plural bonmots or bonsmots)

  1. Alternative form of bon mot.
    • 2016, Emo Gotsbachner, “Asserting Interpretive Frames of Political Events: Panel Discussions on Television News”, in Richard Fitzgerald and William Housley, editors, Media, Policy and Interaction, Abingdon, Oxon.; New York, N.Y.: Routledge, ISBN 978-0-7546-7414-6, pages 56–57:
      Summing up a complex analysis [] we can say that [Peter] Pilz succeeds in turning Mayr's fierce endeavours of enforcement against himself, and his bonmot about the state of politics during socialist rule becomes widely cited in the next day's press.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bonmot in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)