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frappé

adjective frap·pé \ fra-ˈpā \
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of frappé

: chilled or partly frozen

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Origin and Etymology of frappé

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


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frappé

noun frap·pé \ fra-ˈpā \
variants: or frappe play \ˈfrap, fra-ˈpā\

Definition of frappé

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

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First Known Use of frappé

1903

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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