Definition of crème de menthe in English:

crème de menthe

Syllabification: crème de menthe
Pronunciation: /ˌkrēm də ˈmenTH ˌkrēm, ˈmint


  • A peppermint-flavored liqueur.
    More example sentences
    • Pour a generous dash of creme de menthe, Kahlua, Frangelico, or amaretto over vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, or dump some into the blender before pulverizing your milkshake.
    • My dining companion Michelle ordered a Slutini - a mix of crème de menthe, vodka and Baileys.
    • A distinctly different flavouring is provided by crème de menthe or peppermint oil.


early 20th century: French, literally 'cream of mint'.

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