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schnapps

 (shnäps, shnăps)
n. pl. schnapps
1. Any of various strong dry liquors, such as a strong Dutch gin.
2. Any of various flavored, sweet liqueurs: peach schnapps; peppermint schnapps.

[German Schnaps, mouthful, schnapps, from Low German snaps, from snappen, to snap, from Middle Low German, to snap at.]

schnapps

(ʃnæps) or

schnaps

n
1. (Brewing) a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
2. (Brewing) (in Germany) any strong spirit
[C19: from German Schnaps, from schnappen to snap]

schnapps

or schnaps

(ʃnɑps, ʃnæps)

n.
1. (in Europe) any strong, dry spirit, as slivovitz, aquavit, or kirsch.
2. any intoxicating liquor.
[1810–20; < German < Dutch snaps literally, gulp, derivative of snappen to snap]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schnapps - any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Translations

schnapps

[ʃnæps] Nschnapps m

schnapps

[ˈʃnæps] n (= drink) → schnaps m
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