Meaning of canapé


Pronunciation: (kan'u-pē, -pā" Fr. ka-na-pā'), [key]
— pl. -pés
  1. a thin piece of bread or toast or a cracker spread or topped with cheese, caviar, anchovies, or other savory food.
  2. a sofa of 18th-century France, made in any of several forms, often with matching chairs.
  3. a style of bidding in which short suits are bid before long ones.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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