Pronunciation Noun


  1. A thick creamy soup made from fish, shellfish, meat or vegetables.
    lobster bisque
  2. A pale pinkish brown colour.
  3. (ceramics) A form of unglazed earthenware; biscuit.
  • French: bisque
  • Russian: густо́й
Translations Adjective

bisque (not comparable)

  1. Of a pale pinkish brown colour.
Related terms Noun

bisque (plural bisques)

  1. (sports) An extra turn, free point or some other advantage allowed.
    • 1937 March 19, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, Lord Emsworth and Others, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 851336728 ↗; republished Woodstock, N.Y.: The Overlook Press, 2002, ISBN 978-1-58567-277-6 , pages 137–138:
      Going round with Angus McTavish carrying your bag, she mused, was equivalent to about four bisques to the opposition. Angus McTavish was the sort of man who, just by going about looking like a frozen asset, takes all the edge and zip out of a girl's game.
    1. A free turn in a handicap croquet match.
    2. A free point in a handicap real tennis match.

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