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li·queur

 (lĭ-kûr′, -kyo͝or′)
n.
Any of various strongly flavored alcoholic beverages typically served in small quantities after dinner.

[French, from Old French licour, a liquid; see liquor.]

liqueur

(lɪˈkjʊə; French likœr)
n
1. (Brewing)
a. any of several highly flavoured sweetened spirits such as kirsch or cointreau, intended to be drunk after a meal
b. (as modifier): liqueur glass.
2. (Cookery) a small hollow chocolate sweet containing liqueur
[C18: from French; see liquor]

li•queur

(lɪˈkɜr, -ˈkyʊər)

n.
any of a class of alcoholic liquors, usu. strong, sweet, and highly flavored, as Chartreuse or curaçao; cordial.
[1735–45; < French; see liquor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a mealliqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
absinth, absinthe - strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
amaretto - an Italian almond liqueur
anisette, anisette de Bordeaux - liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
benedictine - a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks
Chartreuse - aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
coffee liqueur - coffee-flavored liqueur
creme de cacao - sweet liqueur flavored with vanilla and cacao beans
creme de menthe - sweet green or white mint-flavored liqueur
creme de fraise - strawberry-flavored liqueur
Drambuie - a sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
Galliano - golden Italian liqueur flavored with herbs
orange liqueur - liqueur flavored with orange
kummel - liqueur flavored with caraway seed or cumin
maraschino, maraschino liqueur - distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
pastis - similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
Pernod - (registered trademark) a liqueur flavored with anise
pousse-cafe - small drink served after dinner (especially several liqueurs poured carefully so as to remain in separate layers)
ratafee, ratafia - sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
sambuca - an Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice

liqueur

Liqueurs

advocaat, amaretto, Amendoa Amarga, anisette, Bailey's Irish Cream (trademark), Benedictine, chartreuse, cherry brandy, Cointreau (trademark), crème, crème de cacao, crème de menthe, Curaçao, Drambuie (trademark), Frangelico, Galliano (trademark), Glayva (trademark), Grand Marnier (trademark), Kahlua, kümmel, Malibu (trademark), maraschino, Midori, noyau, pastis, peach schnapps, Pernod (trademark), pousse-café, prunelle, ratafia or ratafee, sambucca, Southern Comfort (trademark), Tia Maria (trademark), Van der Hum, Veuve Jacquolot
Translations
ليكير: شَراب كُحولي حُلو المَذاقمَشْرُوْبٌ رَوْحِيٌّ حِلوُ الْـمَذَاقِ
likér
likør
liköör
likööri
liker
likõrlikőr
líkjör
リキュール
리큐어
likeris
liķieris
likér
likör
เหล้า
rượu mùi

liqueur

[lɪˈkjʊəʳ]
A. Nlicor m
B. CPD liqueur glass Ncopa f de licor

liqueur

[lɪˈkjʊər] nliqueur fliqueur chocolates nplchocolats mpl à la liqueurliqueur glass nverre m à liqueur

liqueur

nLikör m

liqueur

[lɪˈkjʊəʳ] nliquore m

liqueur

(liˈkjuə) , ((American) -ˈkə:r) noun
a strong, very sweet alcoholic drink.

liqueur

مَشْرُوْبٌ رَوْحِيٌّ حِلوُ الْـمَذَاقِ likér likør Likör λικέρ licor likööri liqueur liker liquore リキュール 리큐어 likeur likør likier licor ликер likör เหล้า likör rượu mùi 利口酒
References in classic literature ?
I didn't know what a liqueur or a highball was, and I didn't know that "Scotch" meant whisky.
A waiter paused before their table and offered a salver on which were several cups of coffee and liqueur glasses.
Here they found only one inn, in which was consumed a liqueur which preserves its reputation to our time and which is still made in that town.
I toy with my liqueur, and she is listening to hear whether the postal authorities have come for her letter.
Impatient to show herself in all her glory, Mademoiselle Cormon told Jacquelin to serve coffee and liqueurs in the salon, where he presently set out, in view of the whole company, a magnificent liqueur-stand of Dresden china which saw the light only twice a year.
The reckoning with his wife at the end of an escapade was something he counted on--like the last powerful liqueur after a long dinner.
A maid, in white fluted cap, offered the callers liqueur, coffee, or chocolate, as they might desire.
While he sat sipping his liqueur in the tiny cabin, Dominic plied him with questions as to the whereabouts of the guardacostas.
With a quick movement he reached for his glass of liqueur brandy and drained it at a gulp.
Sabin helped himself to a liqueur from the bottle by his side.
Then we went to a tavern to have coffee and liqueurs.
When the serious business of dining was dispatched, and we were trifling with our coffee and liqueurs, my eyes, which of course had seldom left her during the whole meal, once more enfolded her little ivory and black silk body with an embrace as real as though they had been straining passionate arms; and as I thus nursed her in my eyes, I smiled involuntarily at a thought which not unnaturally occurred to me.