croque-monsieur[krōk′mə syʉr′; Fr krō̂k mə sy′]
- The definition of a croque-monsieur is a sandwich of ham and cheese that is dipped in batter and toasted or grilled.
An example of a croque-monsieur is a fancy grilled cheese and ham sandwich.
or croque mon·sieur
A buttery sandwich of ham, cheese, and sometimes béchamel sauce, that is often dipped in egg before it is grilled.
Origin of croque-monsieurFrench : croquer, to crunch, bite (from Old French *to strike, break, of imitative origin) + monsieur, mister; see Monsieur .
- A hot grilled ham and cheese sandwich, originating from France.
Variant of croque-monsieur