frappé

1 of 2

adjective

frap·​pé fra-ˈpā How to pronounce frappé (audio)
: chilled or partly frozen

frappé

2 of 2

noun

frap·​pé fra-ˈpā How to pronounce frappé (audio)
variants or frappe
ˈfrap How to pronounce frappé (audio)
fra-ˈpā
1
a
: 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
The ‘help’ is not helpful – the hyper-excitement and support turn the project into frappe speed, instead of the daily elbow grease all writers need to get a few pages written every day. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 21 Apr. 2022 The ‘help’ is not helpful — the hyper-excitement and support turn the project into frappe speed, instead of the daily elbow grease all writers need to get a few pages written every day. Amy Dickinson, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Apr. 2022 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
Noun
Coffee lovers have lots of options, hot, cold and specialty drinks, lattes in flavors like coconut, red velvet or dates and frappes like pistachio or mango. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 28 May 2024 What's on the drinks menu at House of Honey? House of Honey's coffee menu includes classic drip coffee, cold brew and americanos plus mocha, caramel, vanilla or coffee frappes. Endia Fontanez, The Arizona Republic, 15 May 2024 Shop in its boutiques, grab a frappe in a cafe, view the massive fortress, and dine on plenty of fresh ingredients (hello, Greek salads) at its waterfront restaurants. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 23 Apr. 2024 For dessert, there will be Greek pastries, baklava sundaes and coffee, including frappes. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Aug. 2023 Both the frappe and Structure programs paralleled each other in outcome; the Aboriginal sample varied quite a bit in ancestral quanta. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 8 Aug. 2010 Pair with a vegan frappe: perhaps a Peanut Butter Chocolate Frappe made with Teddie peanut butter. Lauren Daley, BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2023 The mobile truck from Saginaw has coffees ranging from a latte to a frappe. Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, 11 May 2023 To further explore the admixture within Aboriginals the authors performed a frappe and Structure analysis. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 8 Aug. 2010

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Word History

Etymology

Adjective

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

First Known Use

Adjective

1848, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of frappé was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Frappé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frapp%C3%A9. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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