More French words and expressions commonly used in English
Coup d’état state blow
Overthrow of the government
Crème brûlée burnt cream
Baked custard with carmelized crust
Crème de menthe cream of mint
Critique critical, judgment
Critique is an adjective and noun in French, but a noun and verb in English: critical review of something or the act of performing such a review.
Cuisine kitchen, food style
In English, cuisine refers only to a particular type of food/cooking, such as French cuisine, Southern cuisine, etc.
Cul-de-sac bottom (butt) of the bag
Also: C’est la vie