Definitions

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  • noun Alternative form of apéritif.

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  • noun alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After returning to Geneva I've been desperately searching for one whenever an aperitif is offered only to get baffled looks.

    Rinquinquin. Chasing the blues away with a peach aperitif..

  • Chilled, dry and potent this aperitif is as severe as the contours of Hotel Zoso’s architecture.

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  • Local red Tolosa beans appear in what Elena Arzak, Mr. Arzak's daughter and the restaurant's co-head chef, calls an "aperitif," an otherworldly broth served in a shot glass.

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  • The French have largely retained their ancient sober habit (save for the unhappy introduction of the afternoon "aperitif"), but the English have shown a tendency to abandon their intemperance of excess in favour of an opposed intemperance, and instead of drinking till they fall under the table have sometimes developed a passion for not drinking at all.

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  • Yes, some might argue that tomorrow night's Premier League ties - including six other beauties - make tonight the 'aperitif' to Wednesday's 'main course', but then I've always been a big fan of hors d'oeuvres so everyone's a winner right?

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  • ( 'vay say' is from "doo-ble-vay-say" -- the pronunciation for "W.C." [water-closet]); un apéro (m) is short for "aperitif," or drink.

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  • ( 'vay say' is from "doo-ble-vay-say" -- the pronunciation for "W.C." [water-closet]); un apéro (m) is short for "aperitif," or drink.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • ( 'vay say' is from "doo-ble-vay-say" -- the pronunciation for "W.C." [water-closet]); un apéro (m) is short for "aperitif," or drink.

    malentendu - French Word-A-Day

  • ('vay say' is from "doo-ble-vay-say"--the pronunciation for "W.C." water-closet); un apéro (m) is short for "aperitif," or drink.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • ('vay say' is from "doo-ble-vay-say"--the pronunciation for "W.C." water-closet); un apéro (m) is short for "aperitif," or drink.

    malentendu - French Word-A-Day

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