Word of the Week…souper

Word of the Week…en français

le souper /supe/ masc noun

Supper. Used in Quebec and Belgium to refer to the evening meal, as opposed to dîner. Among French-speaking Canadians and Québécois the meals of the day are, in order, “déjeuner,” “dîner,” and “souper” as opposed to “petit-déjeuner” (breakfast), “déjeuner” (lunch), and “dîner” (dinner) in France. See also OffQc and Word Reference Forums. To learn more about Québécois food terminology, see Qu’est-ce qu’on mange pour souper.

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