What is the correct spelling of "hors d'oeuvres"?


"Hors d'oeuvres" is the correct plural spelling of "hors d'oeuvre," which makes many lists of the most frequently misspelled words.The proper pronunciation is "?r-?d?rv." This noun refers to an appetizer course typically served prior to a main meal.

Like many culinary terms, "hors d'oeuvre" is French in origin; familiarity with the French language helps with the spelling and pronunciation of the word. According to Merriam-Webster, "outside of the work" is the literal translation. Hors d'oeuvres are considered savory appetizers and are typically served at formal cocktail parties. Stuffed mushrooms and crackers topped with spicy cream cheese spread are examples of popular hors d'oeuvres.

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hors d'oeuvres (before the meal)
The French word for appetizers, spelled in English is "hors d'oeuvres"
Hors D'oeuvres are tiny single-bite sized appetizers served at social functions. Thank
Just a note...the previous answer is correct in that the phrase is spelled 'hors d'oeuvres' when it is being used as a noun: Hors d'oeuvres at four o'clock in the afternoon However,
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