bel esprit

bel-esprit

[bel-es-pree]
noun, plural beaux-esprits [boh-zes-pree] . French.
a person of great wit or intellect.
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bel esprit (bɛl ɛspri)
 
n , pl beaux esprits
a witty or clever person
 
[literally: fine wit]

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