- a milkshake made with ice cream.
Origin of frappe
- a fruit juice mixture frozen to a mush, to be served as a dessert, appetizer, or relish.
- an after-dinner drink consisting of a liqueur, as crème de menthe, poured over cracked or shaved ice.
- Ballet. a beating of the toe of the working foot against the ankle of the supporting foot.
- chilled; iced; frozen.
- to make a frappé of: to frappé rum, fruit juice, and cracked ice.
Origin of frappé
Examples from the Web for frappe
"A frappe with blotting-paper on the side," Mr. Moody snarled from the slot-machine.Where There's A Will
Mary Roberts Rinehart
To frappe a bottle of wine, we stood it on the porch; in a few minutes it would pour crystals.Vanished Arizona
In these days of prudery, almost all women of rank appear 'frappe a la glace', like a bottle of champagne.Gerfaut, Complete
Charles de Bernard
Orange frappe is simply an orange water ice frozen to a mush and served in frappe glasses.Dinners and Luncheons
- a drink consisting of a liqueur, etc, poured over crushed ice
- (postpositive) (esp of drinks) chilled; iced
Word Origin and History for frappe
"iced drink," 1922, American English (earlier as an adjective, "iced," 1848), from French frappé, from past participle of frapper "to chill," literally "to beat," from Old French fraper "to hit, strike" (see frap (v.)).