pourboire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French pourboire

Noun[edit]

pourboire (plural pourboires)

  1. A tip (extra money given to e.g. a waiter in appreciation of service), especially in French contexts.
  2. A bribe.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pour +‎ boire ("for drinking," cf. Ger. Trinkgeld)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pourboire m (plural pourboires)

  1. tip (extra money given to e.g. a waiter in appreciation of service)

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