Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bouquet
IPA transcription: [buk'eɪ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bouquet, corsage, posy, nosegay
    Meaning: an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
Usage examples
  • Season and fry some lamb chops; add 2 green peppers sliced thin, 1 onion chopped and an herb bouquet.
  • The wooden grin loosened, the large eyes turned, the hand holding the hard bouquet of carved flowers moved, and let the bouquet fall.
  • Heat 2 tablespoonfuls of butter in a saucepan; add the ducks, 1 large onion chopped fine, 2 cloves of garlic and 1 herb bouquet chopped.
  • Perhaps she just looked first into the bouquet, to see whether there was a billet-doux hidden among the flowers; but there was no letter.
  • You have only to hold this bouquet, and mention each flower, thinking of us, and be assured that we shall at once appear in your chamber."
  • From there he had seen the procession leave the palace, had noted the enthusiasm of the holiday crowd, and, best of all, had seen Galva turn in her carriage and wave her bouquet of orchids at his balcony.
  • Then taking the bouquet into her hand, the Queen, one by one, pronounced the names of the flowers, when there immediately appeared, flying through the air in elegant chariots drawn by different kinds of birds, the six Fairies who entered the apartment, bearing beautiful presents for the little baby.
  • I have them on an east fence, where they yield a large quantity of bloom for cutting; indeed, they have been so useful in this way that I have planted several more, but this time for training down to an oak trellis, like the one that supports the row of Bouquet d'Or, in order to bring the flowers within easier reach.