An example of a croque-monsieur is a fancy grilled cheese and ham sandwich.
nounpl. -·sieur′, -·sieurs′
Origin of croque-monsieurFr, literally , crunch-sir: see croquis and monsieur; reason for name uncertain
or croque mon·sieur
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.