What’s the Word #10 – Garconnière

March 9, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Today's Reasons To Celebrate | Leave a comment

 garconnière (gar-son-NYER)  [click on the word to hear the correct pronunciation]

noun:

  1. a bachelor’s apartment or quarters.
  2. a bachelor pad.

Word Origin:

French: from garcon — ‘boy’.

Usage:

Ernie’s garconnière affords him the solitude and comfort he needs.

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