Definition of Drambuie in English:

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Pronunciation: /dramˈbuːi/
Pronunciation: /dramˈbjʊi/


[mass noun] trademark
A sweet Scotch whisky liqueur.
Example sentences
  • A liqueur whisky such as Drambuie is excellent for a hot toddy - its natural sweetness delivers a more harmonious palate, and there's no need to add sugar.
  • If you want to make store-bought mincemeat more special, tip the contents of a jar into a bowl and add some grated apple, orange or lemon zest, chopped almonds or hazelnuts - and, of course, a good slug of brandy, whisky or Drambuie.
  • Many liqueurs, however, are made with a specific spirit, such as Scotch in Drambuie, Cognac in Grand Marrier or Irish Whiskey in Baileys.


From Scottish Gaelic dram buidheach 'satisfying drink'.

Words that rhyme with Drambuie

bluey, chewy, chop suey, cooee, Dewey, dewy, feng shui, gluey, gooey, hooey, Hughie, Louie, Louis, phooey, rouille, screwy, Wanganui

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