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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An appetizer consisting usually of a thin slice of bread or toast spread with caviar or cheese or other savory food.

Usage examples (34)
  • But if oysters aren't a goer, there is one other top canape which is a real crowd pleaser.
  • Will rack my tired brain on that one. canape Said,
  • I hope the sore nips feel better soon. canape Said,
  • Bron - I love the idea of using them as canape bases! for more
Tutoring comment
  • The waiter served her a "canape" (small piece of bread covered with tasty food) under the "canopy" (a rooflike covering or shelter).
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