AskDefine | Define bijou

Dictionary Definition

bijou n : a small and delicately worked piece [also: bijoux (pl)]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

bijou
  1. jewel
  2. a piece of jewelry, a trinket

French

Etymology

From bizou, from biz.

Pronunciation

  • lang=fr|/bi.ʒu/
  • SAMPA: /bi.Zu/

Noun

  1. a piece of jewelry

See also

Extensive Definition

Bijou (French for "jewel") may refer to* Bijou Phillips, American actress and model

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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