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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Taken before a meal as an appetizer.

Usage examples (36)
  • Start the evening by enjoying an aperitif beside the roaring fire in the snug lounge area.
  • Chilled, dry and potent this aperitif is as severe as the contours of Hotel Zoso’s architecture.
  • After returning to Geneva I've been desperately searching for one whenever an aperitif is offered only to get baffled looks.
  • ('vay say' is from "doo-ble-vay-say"--the pronunciation for "W.C." water-closet); un apéro (m) is short for "aperitif," or drink. for more
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