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Meaning of LAGNIAPPE

Pronunciation:  lan'yap

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small gift (especially one given by a merchant to a customer who makes a purchase)
 

LAGNIAPPE is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: gift

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\La*gniappe\, Lagnappe \La*gnappe"\, n. [Etym.
uncertain.]
In Louisiana, a trifling present given to customers by
tradesmen; a gratuity.

      Lagniappe . . .is something thrown in, gratis, for good
      measure.                                 --Mark Twain.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: balance, bonus, bonus system, bounty, bribe, consideration, decoration, dividend, donative, double time, extra, extra added attraction, extra dash, fee, filigree, filling, fillip, flourish, frill, fringe benefit, gratuity, gravy, grease, honorarium, incentive pay, inducement, largess, leftover, liberality, margin, ornament, overage, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, overset, overstock, oversupply, overtime pay, padding, palm, palm oil, perks, perquisite, perquisites, plus, pourboire, premium, remainder, salve, solatium, something extra, spare, sportula, stuffing, superaddition, surplus, surplusage, sweetener, tip, trimming, Trinkgeld, twist, wrinkle
 

 

 

 

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