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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rich, flaky roll made in the form of a crescent.

Usage examples (36)
  • A chocolate croissant is a wonderful dessert.
  • It's like someone who tries to pronounce "croissant" with a French accent.
  • As for bad French, I still have trouble pronouncing "croissant" correctly.
  • Even my croissant was a bit of a gamine. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This was the final winning word in the 1970 National Spelling Bee.
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