affaire d'honneur


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af·faire d'hon·neur

 (ä-fâr′ dô-nœr′)
n. pl. af·faires d'honneur (ä-fâr′)
An affair of honor; a duel.

[French : affaire, affair + de, of + honneur, honor.]

affaire d'honneur

(afɛr dɔnœr)
n, pl affaires d'honneur (afɛr dɔnœr)
a duel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.affaire d'honneur - a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honoraffaire d'honneur - a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"