What does bouquet mean?

Definitions for bouquet
boʊˈkeɪ, bu- for 1,2 ; buˈkeɪ or, occas., boʊ- for 3bou·quet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bouquet, corsage, posy, nosegaynoun

    an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

  2. bouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, redolence, sweetnessnoun

    a pleasingly sweet olfactory property


  1. bouquetnoun

    A bunch of flowers.

    For my birthday I received two bouquets.

  2. bouquetnoun

    The scent of a particular wine.

    This Bordeaux has an interesting bouquet.


  1. bouquet

    A bouquet is a collection or arrangement of flowers that are typically bound together and often given as a gift or used as decoration on various occasions such as weddings, dates, ceremonies, or funerals. The term can also be used to describe the characteristic scent of wine, or a set of behaviors or characteristics that create a unified impression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bouquetnoun

    a nosegay; a bunch of flowers

  2. Bouquetnoun

    a perfume; an aroma; as, the bouquet of wine

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bouquet

    bōōk′ā, n. a bunch of flowers: a nosegay: the perfume exhaled by wine. [Fr. bosquet, dim. of bois, a wood—It. bosco. See Boscage, Bush.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bouquet is ranked #38155 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bouquet surname appeared 581 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Bouquet.

    70.9% or 412 total occurrences were White.
    17.5% or 102 total occurrences were Black.
    7% or 41 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.8% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bouquet in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bouquet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of bouquet in a Sentence

  1. Dean Koontz, Shadow Fires ( early book):

    When life hands us a beautiful bouquet of flowers we stare at it in cautious expectation of a bee.

  2. William Safire:

    No one flower can ever symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet.

  3. P. J. O'Rourke:

    Government isn't a good way to solve problems ... [G]overnment is concerned mostly with self-perpetuation and is subject to fantastic ideas about its own capabilities. ... [G]overnment is wasteful of the nation's resources, immune to common sense and subject to pressure from every half-organized bouquet of assholes. ... [G]overnment is distrustful of and disrespectful toward average Americans while being easily gulled by Americans with money, influence or fame.

  4. Dolly Parton:

    We still have our little times, like in the springtime when the first daffodils come out, even there’s still some snow around it, my husband always brings me a bouquet. And he’ll usually write me a little poem. Which to me, that’s priceless. That’s like a date in itself.

  5. Photographer Blincoe:

    You could take a photo of a bouquet of flowers or you could spend five hours clipping the tops and arranging them by gradient, it's just a different way of looking at something that other people aren't willing to put in the time for.

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