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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk); Thick milkshake containing ice cream; Liqueur poured over shaved ice.

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : to frappé rum, fruit juice, and cracked ice
  • But they're from in/near Boston, where they use the term frappe (rhymes with cap) for proper (ice-creamful) milk shakes.
  • I appear to have missed the "frappe" setting, and for this, I am truly glad.
  • I could also tell you the tale of the "frappe," but I'm afraid I'm skating too close to the ban on dialect jokes. for more
Tutoring comment
  • You'll have a hard time drinking a "frappe" (a thick milk shake or a flavored drink) if your brother manages to "frap" (to bind tightly) your arms behind your back.
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