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flambé

adjective flam·bé \ fläm-ˈbā , fläⁿ- \

Definition of flambé

: dressed or served covered with flaming liquor usually used postpositively
  • crepes suzette flambé

Origin and Etymology of flambé

French flambé, from past participle of flamber to flame, singe, from Old French, from flambe flame


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flambé

verb

Definition of flambé

flambéed; flambéing
transitive verb
: to douse with a liquor (such as brandy, rum, or cognac) and ignite

Examples of flambé in a Sentence

  1. The crepes were flambéed with brandy.

First Known Use of flambé

circa 1946


FLAMBÉ Defined for English Language Learners

flambé

verb

Definition of flambé for English Language Learners

  • : to pour an alcoholic liquid on (a food) and light it so that flames are produced


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