- A small retail shop that specializes in gifts, fashionable clothes, accessories, or food, for example.
- A small shop located within a large department store or supermarket.
- A small business offering specialized products and services: an investment boutique; a health-care boutique.
[French, from Old French botique, small shop, from Old Provençal botica, from Latin apothēca, storehouse. See apothecary.]