An example of a croque-monsieur is a fancy grilled cheese and ham sandwich.
Origin of croque-monsieurFr, literally , crunch-sir: see croquis and amp; 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.