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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.]
frappé(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]
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.
4. chilled; iced; frozen.
[1840–50; < French: past participle of frapper to ice, chill, literally, strike, appar. of expressive orig.]
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|Noun||1.||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|
|3.||frappe - a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)|
frozen dessert - any of various desserts prepared by freezing
n → Frappé nt