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frappe

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/ fræp /
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noun Northeastern U.S. (chiefly Eastern New England).
a milkshake made with ice cream.
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Also frappé.

Origin of frappe

see origin at frappé

Other definitions for frappe (2 of 2)

frappé
[ fra-pey; French fra-pey ]
/ fræˈpeɪ; French fraˈpeɪ /

noun, plural frap·pés [fra-peyz; French fra-pey]. /fræˈpeɪz; French fraˈpeɪ/.
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.
adjective
chilled; iced; frozen.
verb (used with object), frap·péed, frap·pé·ing.
to make a frappé of: to frappé rum, fruit juice, and cracked ice.

Origin of frappé

1840–50; <French: past participle of frapper to ice, strike
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British Dictionary definitions for frappe

frappé
/ (ˈfræpeɪ, French frape) /

noun
a drink consisting of a liqueur, etc, poured over crushed ice
adjective
(postpositive) (esp of drinks) chilled; iced

Word Origin for frappé

C19: from French, from frapper to strike, hence, chill; see frap
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