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n. Rhode Island & Southeastern Massachusetts

[Alteration of frappé.]


1. A frozen, fruit-flavored mixture that is similar to sherbet and served as a dessert or appetizer.
2. A beverage, usually a liqueur, poured over shaved ice.
3. In ballet, the hitting or striking of the foot on the floor.

[French, from past participle of frapper, to strike, chill, from Old French fraper, to strike, probably of imitative origin.]
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(ˈfræpeɪ; French frape)
(Brewing) a drink consisting of a liqueur, etc, poured over crushed ice
(Cookery) (postpositive) (esp of drinks) chilled; iced
[C19: from French, from frapper to strike, hence, chill; see frap]
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(fræp, fræˈpeɪ)

also frappé

n. Northeastern U.S.
a milk shake made with ice cream.
[1840–50; see frappé]



1. a fruit juice mixture frozen to a mush.
2. a drink consisting of a liqueur poured over cracked or shaved ice.
3. frappe.
4. chilled; iced; frozen.
[1840–50; < French: past participle of frapper to ice, chill, literally, strike, appar. of expressive orig.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frappe - liqueur poured over shaved ice
drink - a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
2.frappe - thick milkshake containing ice cream
milk shake, milkshake, shake - frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
3.frappe - a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
frozen dessert - any of various desserts prepared by freezing
sorbet, water ice - an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice
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Il a pris de vitesse le defenseur wydadi, Hicham El Amrani, mais sa frappe a ete captee par le keeper Mohamed Akid.