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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small, intricate trinket or piece of jewelry.

Usage examples (35)
  • The beautiful bijou sparkled in the light.
  • (My Petit Robert on CD-ROM allows searches by all entry fields by which I think I discovered that "bijou" is from Breton.)
  • My cottage is what estate agents used to call 'bijou'.
  • It is now wall to wall marina with one 'bijou' corner' being reserved for the new BBC premises pete for more
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