noun, plural canapés /ˈkænəpiz, -ˌpeɪz; French kanaˈpeɪ/ [kan-uh-peez, -peyz; French ka-na-pey] Show IPA .
a thin piece of bread or toast or a cracker
spread or topped with cheese, caviar, anchovies, or other savory food.
Furniture. a sofa of 18th-century France, made in any of several forms, often with matching chairs.
a style of bidding in which
short suits are bid before long ones.
literally, a covering or netting, orig. for a bed (see canopy
), by extension for a piece of bread
Can be confused: canapé, canopy