soupçon


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soup·çon

 (so͞op-sôN′, so͞op′sŏn′)
n.
A very small amount; a trace: not a soupçon of mercy.

[French, from Old French sospeçon, suspicion, from Latin suspectiō, suspectiōn-, fear, from suspectus, past participle of suspicere, to suspect; see suspect.]

soupçon

(supsɔ̃)
n
a slight amount; dash
[C18: from French, ultimately from Latin suspicio suspicion]

soup•çon

(supˈsɔ̃, ˈsup sɔ̃)

n.
a slight trace, as of a seasoning; hint.
[1760–70; < French: a suspicion, Old French sospeçon < Late Latin suspectiōnem, acc. of suspectiō, for Latin suspīciō suspicion]

Soupçon

 of justice, 1849; of sense, 1849.

soupçon

A French word for suspicion, used to mean a small amount.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soupçon - a slight but appreciable amountsoupcon - a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
snuff - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

soupçon

noun
Translations

soupçon

[ˈsuːpsɔ̃] N (Culin) → pizca f
with a soupçon of gingercon una pizca de jengibre
with a soupçon of creamcon un chorrito de nata or (LAm) crema

soupçon

n (of spice etc)Spur f; (of irony etc)Anflug m; (of melancholy)Hauch m, → Spur f; sauce? — just a soupçonSoße? — (ja bitte, nur) ganz wenig

soupçon

[ˈsuːps#xf5;n] n (frm, hum) → ombra