Compartir esta entrada

snifter Saltos de línea: snif|ter
Pronunciación: /ˈsnɪftə/

Definición de snifter en inglés:

sustantivo

1British informal A small quantity of an alcoholic drink: care to join me for a snifter?
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • On my last night I was sitting up having snifters of vodka until two in the morning with an agent.
  • He stood next to the drinks cabinet, treating himself to a snifter of the local liquor, an amethyst drink that smelt faintly floral.
  • Pull up a chair in front of the bar's open fire and enjoy winter snifters from an impressive whisky collection or a fine wine from a selected small grower.
Imagen de snifter
2North American A balloon glass for brandy: he drained the bottle into a snifter
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Previously, brandy snifters and Scotch nosing glasses were used to taste bourbon, as the optimal glass for this spirit had never been developed.
  • My wedge of cheesecake was better than that, and so was the house chocolate sundae, served in a brandy snifter with a dense chocolate brownie at the bottom.
  • These are served in 5-ounce snifters because the shape of the glass allows customers to ‘nose’ a small tasting portion better.

Origen

Mid 19th century: imitative; compare with dialect snift 'to snort'.

Palabras que riman con snifter

drifter, grifter, lifter, shifter, sifter, uplifter

Definición de snifter en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día fortissimo
Pronunciación: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly