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Definition of "bisque" [bisque]

  • A rich, creamy soup made from meat, fish, or shellfish. (noun)
  • A thick cream soup made of puréed vegetables. (noun)
  • Ice cream mixed with crushed macaroons or nuts. (noun)
  • See biscuit. (noun)
  • A pale orange-yellow to yellowish gray. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bisque" in a sentence
  • "This recipe is a modification of the pumpkin bisque recipe from the Professional Chef, with a bit of advice from Irene."
  • "Dirty pigs and sanded cereals can principally call your bisque and toilet seat and elongated un welcoming."
  • "There were 12 soups on the menu Tuesday, including the company's most popular lobster bisque, which is also the most expensive with a large portion selling for $20."