- a jewel
- something small and exquisite
Origin of bijouFrench from Breton bizou, a ring from biz, finger
A small, exquisitely wrought trinket.
Small and elegant: a bijou apartment.
Origin of bijouFrench from Breton bizou jeweled ring from biz finger
(comparative more bijou, superlative most bijou)
- (of a residence) small and elegant
- intricate; finely made