Definition of limoncello in English:


Line breaks: li¦mon|cello
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪm(ə)nˈtʃɛləʊ

noun (plural limoncellos)

[mass noun]
  • A lemon-flavoured Italian liqueur.
    More example sentences
    • He has served a tweaked version of his family's limoncello recipe for years in his restaurants.
    • I should have known a little limoncello packs quite a wallop.
    • And don't leave without splitting a piece of the limoncello cake.


Italian, from limone 'lemon' + the diminutive suffix -cello.

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