Results for: Lagniappe

What origin language is Lagniappe from?

Answer 1 . In our area, the term is used by the "Cajun" [Arcadiene-French] people. I suspect that the actual origin of the word is French.. Although I do not know the lite (MORE)

How do you say 'lagniappe' in English?

Lagniappe - pronounced 'lanny-yap' , according to Mark Twian - meaning a little something extra, given for good measure, comes to English from Spanish ( la ñapa - 'someth (MORE)

How do you use lagniappe in a sentence?

It means a little something thrown in for free, typically a small gift from a merchant to a customer. Seems to have found a home in New Orleans. Pronounced as lanny-ap. I pu (MORE)