canape canape

Definition(s):

  • (n) an appetizer consisting usually of a thin slice of bread or toast spread with caviar or cheese or other savory food

Usage(s):

  1. Mine is that airline ad: the snack served by an obsequious wench to a young couple, she eyeing ecstatically the cucumber canape, he admiring wistfully the hostess.
  2. Soon Queen Marie sped back to the White House and was entertained at a state banquet: anchovy canape; consomme; lobster in cream; filet mignon; salad; ice cream; fruit; coffee.
  3. The salmon canape was inspired by a night at Baskin-Robbins, when he looked at his cone in a new way.
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