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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benedictine - a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks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 ?
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.
Ma Jammes gave her opinion, while she emptied a glass of liqueur that happened to be standing on a table; the ghost must have something to do with it.
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.
Yes, ask her for one of her liqueur cellarets, mine is incomplete; and tell her I shall have the honor of seeing her about three o'clock, and that I request permission to introduce some one to her.
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.
While he sat sipping his liqueur in the tiny cabin, Dominic plied him with questions as to the whereabouts of the guardacostas.
I dare say every cigar I smoke and every liqueur I drink comes directly or indirectly from the harrying of the holy places and the persecution of the poor.
A tantalus containing three kinds of spirit, all of a liqueur excellence, stood always on this table of luxury; but the fanciful have asserted that the whisky, brandy, and rum seemed always to stand at the same level.
With a quick movement he reached for his glass of liqueur brandy and drained it at a gulp.
You mustn't do that before the coffee and liqueur," said Raffles laughing.
The transition from Catholic to Protestant worship had been bridged by a time of disuse, when there were no services, and the place was used for storing jars of oil, liqueur, and deck-chairs; the hotel flourishing, some religious body had taken the place in hand, and it was now fitted out with a number of glazed yellow benches, claret-coloured footstools; it had a small pulpit, and a brass eagle carrying the Bible on its back, while the piety of different women had supplied ugly squares of carpet, and long strips of embroidery heavily wrought with monograms in gold.