AskDefine | Define bisque

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bisque n : a thick cream soup made from shellfish

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  1. a thick creamy soup made from fish, shellfish, meat or vegetables
  2. (in certain sports) an extra turn, free point or some other advantage allowed
  3. a pale pinkish brown colour
    bisque colour:   


  1. of a pale pinkish brown colour

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Extensive Definition

Bisque can refer to:
  • Bisque (pottery), a piece of unglazed pottery.
  • Bisque (food), a thick, creamy soup made from puréed seafood or vegetables.
  • Bisque (color), an off-white light almond color, usually seen on older kitchen appliances
  • A Croquet term for a free turn in a handicap match.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adobe, biscuit, borscht, bouillabaisse, bouillon, bowl, brick, broth, burgoo, cement, ceramic ware, ceramics, chicken soup, china, chowder, clam chowder, clear soup, consomme, crock, crockery, egg drop soup, enamelware, firebrick, fish soup, gazpacho, glass, gravy soup, gumbo, jug, julienne, matzo ball soup, minestrone, misoshiru soup, mock turtle soup, porcelain, pot, pot-au-feu, potage, potage au tomate, potato soup, pottage, pottery, puree, refractory, soup, stock, thick soup, thin soup, tile, tiling, tomato soup, turtle soup, urn, vase, vegetable soup, vichyssoise, won ton soup
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