Share this entry

Share this page

semifreddo

Line breaks: semi|freddo
Pronunciation: /sɛmiˈfreɪdəʊ
 
, -ˈfrɛdəʊ/

Definition of semifreddo in English:

noun (plural semifreddos)

A light semi-frozen Italian dessert.
Example sentences
  • The first issue, featuring a scoop of vanilla semifreddo on the cover, was expected to sell around 20,000 copies in Australia.
  • The lemon semifreddo is better than you think it's going to be.
  • A super pairing of pistachio and chocolate in a semifreddo.

Origin

Italian, from semi- semi- + freddo 'cold'.

Words that rhyme with semifreddo

eddo, Edo, meadow

Definition of semifreddo in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something