Definition of crème de menthe in English:

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crème de menthe

Pronunciation: /ˌkrem də ˈmenTH/


A peppermint-flavored liqueur.
Example sentences
  • Pour a generous dash of creme de menthe, Kahlua, Frangelico, or amaretto over vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, or dump some into the blender before pulverizing your milkshake.
  • My dining companion Michelle ordered a Slutini - a mix of crème de menthe, vodka and Baileys.
  • A distinctly different flavouring is provided by crème de menthe or peppermint oil.


Early 20th century: French, literally 'cream of mint'.

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Syllabification: crème de menthe

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