Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: entree
IPA transcription: ['ɑntɹ,eɪ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: entree
    Meaning: the act of entering; "she made a graceful entree into the ballroom"
  • Synonyms: entrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entree
    Meaning: something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
  • Synonyms: entree, access, accession, admission, admittance
    Meaning: the right to enter
  • Synonyms: entree, main_course
    Meaning: the principal dish of a meal
Usage examples
  • He knew what should follow the entree.
  • The fish and soup had already disappeared and the Duke was wakening himself to eloquence on the first entree when Lord Rufford entered the room.
  • Looked upon by the officers as a sort of privileged character, he had the entree at all times, and could go in without countersign, or any of the other formalities usually demanded from a stranger.
  • She had a most harmless delight in being fine; and our heroine's entree into life could not take place till after three or four days had been spent in learning what was mostly worn, and her chaperone was provided with a dress of the newest fashion.