Definition of Niçois in English:

Niçois

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the city of Nice, France.

adjective

  • 1Relating to or characteristic of Nice or its inhabitants.

    ‘the Niçois dialect’
    1. 1.1postpositive Denoting food that is characteristic of Nice or the surrounding region, typically garnished with tomatoes, capers, and anchovies.
      ‘salade Niçoise’
      • ‘He was struck by the Asiatic influences in LA and early on replaced the canned tuna in a salad Niçoise with seared fresh tuna.’
      • ‘We traipsed down to the Whole for a bottle of wine, a half pint of whipping cream, and some Niçoise olives - a very promising trio.’
      • ‘I was thinking of making something healthy and simple for dinner - a Salad Niçoise.’
      • ‘The Swordfish Niçoise was perfect, and after a quick medley for Bethel's Lady Mayor, it was time to make the 10-minute drive back to the hotel.’
      • ‘This very simple dressing is my standard for all sorts of salads, from simple greens to shaved fennel, arugula, and Niçoise olives.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation

Niçois

/nēˈswä/