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Word of the Day 09/29/16 Bon Mot

Bon Mot (noun)
bon mot [bon moh; French bawn moh]


noun, plural bons mots [bon mohz; French bawn moh]
1. a witty remark or comment; clever saying; witticism.

Can be confused
mot juste.

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Origin: 1725-35; < French: literally, good word; see boon, motto

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