American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various strongly flavored alcoholic beverages typically served in small quantities after dinner.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An alcoholic drink, usually sweet and of high flavor and perfume; a cordial.
- n. Especially— A strong and sweet wine like those grown in some southern places, such as Lunel, Alicant, and Cyprus, which are also called liqueur wines.
- n. A spirituous compound based upon brandy or pure alcohol, and wholly artificial in its composition. These liqueurs are in a certain sense the successors of those of the middle ages, which were supposed to be universal remedies. Their modern use is almost exclusively the gratification of the palate. See curaçao, Benedictine, chartreuse, maraschino, eau-de-vie de Dantzig (under eau-de-vie), anisette, and cordial.
- n. A mixture prepared for the purpose of dosing champagne, the effervescence and sweetness of the wine depending much upou, its composition. It consists either of wine or of fine brandy, or of a mixture of the two, with pure rockcandy dissolved in it.
- n. Same as liqueur-glass.
- To flavor or treat (wine) with a liqueur.
- n. A flavored alcoholic beverage that is usually very sweet and contains a high percentage of alcohol. Cordials are a type of liqueur manufactured using the infusion process as opposed to the essence and distillation processes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An aromatic alcoholic cordial.
- n. strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
- Borrowing from French liqueur. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French licour, a liquid; see liquor. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The flavor of the Kahlua liqueur is a natural with that of chocolate.”
“About the only thing I saw that might have raised an eyebrow was "Somebody poured cream liqueur from a flask.”
“I read that as "somebody poured cream liqueur from a flask.”
“The best damiana liqueur is made on ranches in southern Baja, but commercial brands are becoming increasingly popular and available in large liquor stores and on the Internet.”
“At the moment I love Prosecco with a bit of pear or St-Germain liqueur, just enough to give this bubbly a kick and a permanent spot in your closet.”
“But seriously. 99-proof liqueur is so not a substitute for 80-proof liqueur.”
“The price is 230 pesos (ab $23 USD) for a four-course dinner, including post-din liqueur, tip, and tax.”
“That liqueur is the sweet distillation of a woman whose love and courage has not been diminished, even in the face of a sea of forgetfulness.”
“In small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in liqueur; set aside.”
“i don't know the difference between the two kahlua. but hey -- a good coffee liqueur is a good coffee liqueur. these look delicious! i'm in a baking hiatus right now, but i am definitely making a liqueur cupcake as soon as i get back to it.”
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