Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, unknown
A small restaurant or nightclub.
Examples of Boîte in a sentence
"Pierre was delighted to learn the new boîte was not too far from his apartment."
"This boîte has the best happy hour in town."
Boîte means "box" in French. This word's origins and how it became widely used to describe restaurants and nightclubs is, unfortunately, unknown.
Did you Know?
Not every restaurant is a boîte. If a restaurant is small and has a vibrant nightlife, then it is considered a boîte.