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frappé 1

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrapeɪ/

adjective

[postpositive]
(Of a drink) iced or chilled: a crème de menthe frappé
More example sentences
  • After that we went to some tea place and I got a tea fusion drink, but my mom got this honeydew almond frappé thing.
  • The corridors bustle with traffic, and everyone is fueled by tall glasses of coffee frappé.
  • He had been drinking a decaf and she was sipping on a mocha frappé.

noun

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A drink served with ice or frozen to a slushy consistency.
Example sentences
  • So, mind if I go about making you a frappé with regular Coffea arabica?
  • You can still look tough and macho with a frappé in your hand.
  • Streetside cafes are filled with the locals watching football, drinking a frappé, and deliberately breaking New York City's no smoking rule.

Origin

French.

Words that rhyme with frappé

jaspé

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frappé 2 Line breaks: frappé
Pronunciation: /ˈfrapeɪ/

adjective

[postpositive] Ballet
(Of a position) involving a beating action of the toe of one foot against the ankle of the supporting leg: a battement frappé
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  • Frappé and petit battement serré introduce real dynamic movement, with more speed, quick precision and sustained turnout as in serré.
  • Usually a flic-flac is built into a frappé exercise at the barre.
  • In frappé devant you do not move your hip, therefore you can't bring your hip back when you bring your leg back.

Origin

French, literally 'struck'.

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