Definition of schnapps in English:

schnapps

Syllabification: schnapps
Pronunciation: /SHnäps, SHnaps
 
/

noun

A strong alcoholic drink resembling gin and often flavored with fruit: peach schnapps
More example sentences
  • It was a mixture of root beer schnapps, peppermint schnapps, Kahlua, tequila, port wine, egg nog, and a splash of lime juice to make it curdle.
  • Favorite alcoholic beverages are beer, brandy, and schnapps.
  • It is a fine-flavoured mix of red wine, passion fruit liqueur, orange liqueur, peach schnapps, and fruit juices.

Origin

from German Schnaps, literally 'dram of liquor', from Low German and Dutch snaps 'mouthful'.

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