liqueur
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /lɪˈkjʊə/, /lɪˈkjɔː/
  • (GA) IPA: /lɪˈkɝ/
Noun

liqueur

  1. A flavoured 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.
Related terms Translations Verb

liqueur (liqueurs, present participle liqueuring; past and past participle liqueured)

  1. to flavor or treat (wine) with a liqueur
  2. to top up bottles of sparkling wine with a sugar solution
    Every champagne has to be liqueured after its disgorgement, to replace the inevitable loss.



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