Meaning of hors d'oeuvre in English:

hors d'oeuvre

Pronunciation /ɔː ˈdəːv/ /ɔː ˈdəːvr(ə)/

Translate hors d'oeuvre into Spanish

nounhors d'oeuvre, hors d'oeuvres

  • A small savoury dish, typically one served as an appetizer.

    ‘a trolley laden with fifteen different hors d'oeuvres’
    • ‘a wine and hors d'oeuvre reception’
    • ‘Some of my favorite food at parties falls under the category of hors d'oeuvres and appetizers.’
    • ‘For fewer than eight people, one or two types of hors d'oeuvres are fine.’
    morsel, mouthful, bite, crumb, grain


French, literally ‘outside the work’.