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 frappé (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, 14 Aug. 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Instead of going the seltzer route, Disaronno stuck to the ethos of the brand, veering towards an iced coffee frappe in a can. Kate Dingwall, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021 RicanMex's new home is a takeout-only spot, where customers pick up the restaurant's delicious carne guisada, mofongo and sandwiches, and others stop in expressly for a frappe. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2021 Earnest Drinks Grab a boozy frappe with Irish cream liqueur and fruity pebbles, or a Guinness Oreo version. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Mar. 2021 Sweetwater’s ice dragons are a blend between a frappe and a slush. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, 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, 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, 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, 21 Aug. 2019 The menu is not complicated: coffee drinks include espresso and frappes. Jennie Key, Cincinnati.com, 6 July 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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The first known use of frappé was in 1848

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“Frappé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frapp%C3%A9. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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