Definitions

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  • noun Liqueur poured over shaved ice.
  • noun Iced, sweetened, beaten coffee drink
  • noun New England Thick milkshake containing ice cream.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun liqueur poured over shaved ice
  • noun thick milkshake containing ice cream
  • noun a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of frappé.]

Examples

  • But they're from in/near Boston, where they use the term frappe (rhymes with cap) for proper (ice-creamful) milk shakes.

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  • I appear to have missed the "frappe" setting, and for this, I am truly glad.

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  • I could also tell you the tale of the "frappe," but I'm afraid I'm skating too close to the ban on dialect jokes.

    Annoying and pretentious terms.

  • The same thing happened with Starbucks: They came out with 'Frappuccino,' and competitors clamored to use the same portmanteau of 'frappe' and

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  • Best Cappucino on the planet and best cold coffee/choclate frappe for the afternoon lag, great fresh fruit for breakfast ......

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  • I tend to go with some form of iced coffee blended drink - frappe/frappacino/whatever along with a decent bit of scrambled egg, bacon and toast.

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  • Best Cappucino on the planet and best cold coffee/choclate frappe for the afternoon lag, great fresh fruit for breakfast ......

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  • Best Cappucino on the planet and best cold coffee/choclate frappe for the afternoon lag, great fresh fruit for breakfast ......

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  • Best Cappucino on the planet and best cold coffee/choclate frappe for the afternoon lag, great fresh fruit for breakfast ......

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  • No idea what Weirdnet is going on about, but in New England a frappe is what we call an ice cream milkshake. A fine example can be had at the Fat Boy Drive-In, on Bath Road between Brunswick and Cook's Corner.

    December 30, 2007