filet filet  /fɪ ˈleɪ/


  1. (n) a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  2. (n) a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
  3. (n) lace having a square mesh
  4. (v) decorate with a lace of geometric designs
  5. (v) cut into filets


  1. In addition to obvious combinations, like a mellow Cabernet with a rare filet mignon, Winezap recommends unlikely matches, like Barolo with curried dishes.
  2. Of course, that price includes ground beef and stew meat as well as tenderloin and filet mignon, not to mention beef tongue and a cantaloupe-size heart.
  3. It was a fine evening, Schaefer recalled, but he was surprised that his $1,000 ticket bought snacks instead of filet mignon.


  1. Wis. dog collects over 1,000 cards after turning 20

    A Bayfield, Wis. pooch turned 20 this weekend, collecting over 1,000 cards, a watercolor painting, a half-filet of whitefish and a vanilla ice cream cone.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 9 News Twin Cities

  2. McDonald’s Fisherman Jostles With Kermit to Woo Smartphone Users

    Oleksiy Makhmutor, a fisherman who trawls the sub-Antarctic and sells his catch to McDonald’s Corp., is joining Filet-O-Fish fans at tables across Australia as the world’s largest restaurant chain introduces diners to the folks who supply its beef, fish and buns.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Technique presents salmon as 'filet mignon'

    'Filet Mignon' conjures up visions of a lean and tender cut of prime beef either simply grilled or lavishly dressed up with extravagant accoutrement such as fois gras, mushrooms, truffles and rich sauces such as Tournedos Rossini.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Salem Statesman Journal

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