Definition of ouzo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈo͞ozō/

noun (plural ouzos)

A Greek anise-flavored liqueur.
Example sentences
  • But unless you've got someone to guide you safely back to your welcoming bed, steer clear of the local hooch - ouzo - the Greek spirit flavoured with aniseed consumed diluted with water.
  • Beer, ouzo, and brandy are the principal alcoholic beverages drunk by Cypriots.
  • A popular Greek drink is ouzo, a strong alcoholic drink flavored with anise.


Modern Greek.

Words that rhyme with ouzo


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Syllabification: ou·zo

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