demi-sec

adjective

of champagne
: moderately sweet

Examples of demi-sec in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web La Collection also features a phenomenal demi-sec that enhances the flavors in a variety of desserts. Keyaira Boone, Essence, 18 Oct. 2023 The second is filled with Luc Belaire Luxe, the brand’s popular demi-sec. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 28 June 2023

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Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of demi-sec was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Demi-sec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demi-sec. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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