liqueur

[ li-kur or, esp. British, -kyoo r; French lee-kœr ]SEE DEFINITION OF liqueur
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIQUEUR

It was excellent; and when I had done she handed me the liqueur, which I also drank.

"I should like a liqueur," she remarked, with apparent irrelevance.

For two months past he had given the Mehudins a bottle of some liqueur every Sunday.

When the liqueur brandy went round, Klaus greeted it with enthusiasm.

If you please, my Lady, they're for thim as don't take any Liqueur!

He said no; she insisted, and at last laughingly offered to have a glass of liqueur with him.

Of course you will have a liqueur with your coffee, Mrs. Merrison?

Mrs. Roby put down her liqueur glass and drew near the group with a smile.

He beckoned to the waitress and ordered two coffees and two liqueur brandies.

He said no; she insisted and at last laughingly offered to have a glass of liqueur with him.

WORD ORIGIN

"sweetened, flavored alcoholic liquor," 1729, from French liqueur "liquor, liquid," from Old French licor "liquid." See liquor, which is the same word but borrowed earlier.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LIQUEUR

alcoholic beverage

nounalcoholic drink
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