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cordon bleu

[ French kawr-dawn blœ ]SEE DEFINITION OF cordon bleu

Synonyms for cordon bleu

  • blue ribbon
  • high quality
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But there is not a cordon bleu in every regimental cook-house.

Ascending, I pulled a cordon bleu, and was admitted into the apartment.

I remembered that at the fall calf-branding Uncle Jake had expressed his approval of our cordon bleu in no measured terms.

The cantinire must have given proof of her worth either as a cook in the hospital or as a cordon bleu in the city.

It was the same boy who, being asked for the meaning of cordon bleu, answered "a teetotaler."

Delicacy of flavor, and not solidity, is the result aimed at by a true French cordon bleu.

The kitchen-maid is doing her best to keep us from starving; but, though she means well, I can hardly class her as a cordon bleu.

If you had wanted a chef for a club, or a cordon bleu for a West End hotel, we might have accommodated you.

She trained herself to be a cordon bleu and a sick nurse, a tailor and a cobbler.

William, who was washing a saucepan, looked up and begged me sarcastically to accept the cordon bleu.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CORDON BLEU

blue ribbon

nounfirst place
  • award
  • championship
  • cordon bleu
  • crown
  • cup
  • decoration
  • first prize
  • laurels
  • palms
  • trophy
  • victory
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