Definition of advocaat in English:


Line breaks: ad¦vo|caat
Pronunciation: /ˈadvəkɑː


[mass noun]
  • A liqueur made with eggs, sugar, and brandy.
    More example sentences
    • So I asked for the only drink I knew: advocaat and cherry brandy.
    • I bought a bottle of advocaat today for Christmas.
    • I also got some advocaat toffees and I like those too.


1930s: from Dutch, literally 'advocate' (being originally considered a lawyer's drink).

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