Definition of liqueur in English:

liqueur

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Pronunciation: /lɪˈkjʊə
 
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noun

1A strong, sweet alcoholic spirit, usually drunk after a meal: an Italian almond-flavoured liqueur [mass noun]: fruit cocktail laced with liqueur
More example sentences
  • Even if it is horrible, it won't have cost much, as all drinks are no more than £1.85 tonight, and there's an extensive list of beers, spirits, liqueurs, shots, alcopops and wines to choose from.
  • This new name will market a greatly enhanced portfolio of wines, champagnes, spirits, beers and liqueurs.
  • The owner - who is more used to selling pizza slices and panini to his hungry customers - has tried his hand at mixing some fine concoctions with genuine spirits and liqueurs for an icy booze blast.
1.1A chocolate with a liqueur filling: a box of liqueurs
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  • 11 pm - Lose twenty quid and a box of chocolate liqueurs to my father at poker.
  • Truman Capote said that Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.
  • ‘Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go,’ said Truman Capote and suddenly we knew it was time to leave the feminine wiles of this ancient city with its masks and mystery.

Origin

mid 18th century: from French, 'liquor'.

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