Definition of digestif in English:
A drink or portion of food drunk or eaten in order to aid the digestion.
- Once, a liqueur was generally accepted to be a sweet alcoholic drink, flavoured with fruit, herbs and spices and consumed as a digestif after a meal.
- He'd enjoy a scotch while he was waiting for his lunch, two glasses of beer with the food, and a digestif.
- They are superb, and as a digestif after a meal they are without equal.
Early 20th century: French, literally 'digestive'.
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