Top Definition
A clever saying; well-chosen word(s); particularly a witty remark.

French origin: "bon mot" means "good/nice word"
pl. bons mots
"political correctness" or "it rains cats and dogs" are examples of a bon mot.
by retronaut June 08, 2006

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