noun, plural en·tre·mets [ahn-truh-meyz; French ahn-truh–me] /ˈɑn trəˌmeɪz; French ɑ̃ trəˈmɛ/. (used with a singular or plural verb)
- a dish or dishes served at dinner between the principal courses or with the roast or other main course; side dish.
- the sweet dishes or dessert course served after a cheese course.
noun plural -mets (French -mɛ)
- a dessert
- a light dish, formerly served at formal dinners between the main course and the dessert