frappé

adjective
frap·​pé | \ fra-ˈpā How to pronounce frappé (audio) \

Definition of frappé

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: chilled or partly frozen

frappé

noun
frap·​pé | \ fra-ˈpā How to pronounce frappé (audio) \
variants: or frappe \ ˈfrap How to pronounce frappe (audio) , fra-​ˈpā \

Definition of frappé (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a partly frozen drink (as of fruit juice)
b : a liqueur served over shaved ice
2 : a thick milkshake

Examples of frappé in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Francine Murphy-Terry To tell the story of this artist's family migration from Alabama to Akron by creating storytelling workshops based on the Frappe Sipps, a family of funny scarecrows made in soft sculpture that sip tea and frappe punch. Hannah Drown, cleveland.com, "4 tips to prepare perfect gluten-free pancakes: Gluten-Free in the CLE," 14 Aug. 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Sweetwater’s ice dragons are a blend between a frappe and a slush. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, "A small coffee and tea cafe will soon open at the border of Frisco and Little Elm," 15 Sep. 2020 At Bitty and Beau's Coffee Shop, cotton candy frappes are the house specialty and very popular. Norah O'donnell, CBS News, "South Carolina coffee shop empowers employees with special needs," 25 Feb. 2020 Popular beverages include the Sheriff Hopper, a hazelnut and vanilla coffee drink, and the Demogorgon, a frappe with blood-red food coloring named after the monster that rampages through Hawkins. Time, "Stranger Things Fans Flock to Georgia Grocery Store in Search of Eggos and Coke," 21 Aug. 2019 Popular beverages include the Sheriff Hopper, a hazelnut and vanilla coffee drink, and the Demogorgon, a frappe with blood-red food coloring named after the monster that rampages through Hawkins. Washington Post, "‘Stranger Things’ fans bring cameras, wallets to Georgia," 21 Aug. 2019 The menu is not complicated: coffee drinks include espresso and frappes. Jennie Key, Cincinnati.com, "White Oak Coffee House: A new community gathering place," 6 July 2018 The menu includes coffee drinks such as espresso and frappes and smoothies. Jennie Key, Cincinnati.com, "Lots of options: West Siders have eat-out options and more are coming," 13 July 2018 Frozen Unicorn Drink: The frappe-style drink is crafted from vanilla, raspberry syrup, whole milk and ice, blended and then topped with vanilla bean marshmallow whip, cotton candy bits and cotton candy. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "6 places for over-the-top, Instagram-worthy unicorn treats in Phoenix," 11 July 2018 Paris Baguette: Participating locations have new frappe flavors, which include Cotton Candy, Matcha Green Tea and Honeydew Coconut. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Restaurants compete to have this summer's coolest and wackiest drinks," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of frappé

Adjective

1848, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for frappé

Adjective

French, from past participle of frapper to strike, chill, from Old French fraper to strike

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Cite this Entry

“Frappé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frapp%C3%A9. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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