[ UK /bˈiːʒuː/ ]
  1. a small and delicately worked piece
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How To Use bijou In A Sentence

  • Now look, look at the counterpane world, project yourself into it, look beside that bijou signal box.
  • For street fashion and younger boutiques - plus antiques and bijoux objets - head for the pedestrianised area around Via dei Fiori Chiari (by the Brera museum) and its northern extension in Via Solferino.
  • My cottage is what estate agents used to call 'bijou'. Kitchen Confidential
  • It showed a tall, imposing female standing proud in a splendid gown of state, a coronet on her piled blonde hair, one gloved hand resting on the arm of a throne, the other holding a plumed fan, the sash of a jewelled order over her bare shoulders, and enough bijouterie disposed about her stately person to start a bazaar. Watershed
  • For evidence of good standing in the realm of higher culture, he amasses painting, statuary, and artistic bijoux, as his stocks and bonds certify to his standing in the economic world.
  • She paired her bijoux with a simple Calvin Klein sheath and pale pink pumps. Michelle Obama Shows Off Statement Necklace (PHOTOS)
  • The bijou property has a kitchen concealed behind a mirrored wall that contains a microwave, sink, hob and fridge. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some weekends, the once-a-day run from your bijou Jacuzzi out to the campsite restaurant for a spot of beef wellington is all the country air you want. Glamping v camping: are you too posh to pitch?
  • The house was terribly small and cramped, but the agent described it as a bijou residence.
  • Sure there are upmarket towns like Peebles and Perth, with bijou cafes and hand-knitted jumper shops, many of which are aimed more at the tourists than the natives.
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