Origin and Etymology of flambé
French flambé, from past participle of flamber to flame, singe, from Old French, from flambe flame
First Known Use: 1914
Simple Definition of flambé
: to pour an alcoholic liquid on (a food) and light it so that flames are produced
Full Definition of flambé
: to douse with a liquor (as brandy, rum, or cognac) and ignite
Examples of flambé in a sentence
The crepes were flambéed with brandy.
First Known Use of flambé
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