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  • (n) a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate


  1. An especially tasty little bonbon for the moviegoer with a sweet tooth.
  2. Bad's first single, a bonbon called I Just Can't Stop Loving You, was a perfect love ballad for parlous times: sexy but hygienic, passionate but never lustful.
  3. Even in public life, the last bastion of solemnity, there was the Yankee salt of John Kennedy and the bonbon mots of Adlai Stevenson.


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  1. "She is a complete elite confection," Noonan wrote. "She might as well have been a bonbon."
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Peggy Noonan Source: Times Online

  2. As McClung says, "Chivalry is a poor substitute for justice. . . . Chivalry is something like the icing on the cake, sweet but not nourishing. It is like the paper lace around the bonbon box--we could get along without it."
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Nellie McClung Source: Calgary Herald

  3. Vintage trailers embody both the history of film and the history of advertising, "all wrapped up into one big bonbon of fun," Buck says.
    on Jun 19, 2004 By: Julie Buck Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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