Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of oeuvre.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There are many days that I worry, and fret, and turn off the news because it horrifies me to see what direction we're headed here -- but I won't just open my hands and hold out my rights for them to snatch like hors d'oeuvres from a platter.

    June 10th, 2005

  • Beverly Hills socialites and trendsetters sipped on cocktails from Pinky Vodka and tasted an array of delicious hors d’oeuvres from the Colors on Bedford kitchen as they chatted and took in the sights from the restaurant’s outdoor patio.

    “Cocktail Chic” at Colors on Bedford in Beverly Hills

  • Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres from a sampling of LA’s hottest restaurants, grown-up Absolut? beverages, silent auction, cigar lounge, jazz band and a billiards.

    The JLLA presented “Starlight Arcade” at the Sony Pictures Studios

  • Samsung's making the meme rounds this week with an online video called oeuvres d'art in a tongue-in-cheek and deliciously hypetastic way that actually matches the enthusiasm surrounding this as-yet-unproven home theatre experience.

    social media marketing agency ??? Vanksen|Culture-buzz

  • See all twelve "oeuvres," and don't forget to vote for your favorite watercolor. vernissage (ver-nee-sazh) noun, masculine

    vernissage - French Word-A-Day

  • Worse, I contend, such an Everybody Movement is unlikely to achieve any of its ends, and certainly not such "oeuvres" as happen to involve women, should the title feminist have any meaning to the users after all.

    Linda Hirshman: The Everybody Movement Is A Nobody Movement

  • See all twelve "oeuvres," and don't forget to vote for your favorite watercolor.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The unusual texture and flavour have been described as making these tubers 'a gourmet item that should compete with popular hors d'oeuvres '.

    Chapter 33

  • The other picture, placed upon an easel and lighted by a lamp with a reflector, was one of Ingre's the 'chef-d'oeuvres'.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Raison de plus pour limiter ces facultés de traçabilité aux "oeuvres" qui en ont un réel besoin économique, et d'empêcher que les autres ne soient captées par cette logique.

    Entretiens / Interviews / Entrevistas

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