Bijou definition

bēzho͝o
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A small, exquisitely wrought trinket.
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A jewel.
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Small and elegant.

A bijou apartment.

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Something small and exquisite.
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A piece of jewelry, a trinket.
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A small intricately made metalworking.
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(of a residence) Small and elegant.
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Intricate; finely made.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bijou
Plural:
bijous

Origin of bijou

  • French from Breton bizou jeweled ring from biz finger

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French bijou

    From Wiktionary