Saturday, August 04, 2012
Definitions for billet-doux
- A love letter.
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for billet-doux
The bouquet struck her full in the chest, and a little billet-doux fell out of it into her lap.
Or you receive a billet doux in a careless scrawl you can't read. What sort of billet doux is that, I ask you?
Origin of billet-doux
Billet-doux literally means "sweet note" in French. It entered English in the 1660s.