orange peel


Definition of orange peel

: a rough surface (as on porcelain) like that of an orange

Examples of orange peel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Experiment with infusing alcohol with different flavors and ingredients (like blueberries in vodka, orange peel in whiskey, or fresh ginger in rum). Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, "5 Ways to Repurpose Jam Jars Before You Recycle Them," 5 Aug. 2020 The color is deep and rich and the finish is uncontaminated by even a trace of murkiness or orange peel. Barry Winfield, Car and Driver, "Tested: 1994 Bentley Turbo R Brings the Old World into the New," 7 July 2020 Each sip brings more bright red cherries to go along with flavors like orange peel, mocha and cedar. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "3 Oregon wines making a difference during tough times," 7 July 2020 The wine reminds me of lingonberry, orange peel, and produces an effect not dissimilar from a Campari and soda. Esther Mobley,, "The chaos of reopening California bars, and a racial reckoning in the wine industry: what you missed this week," 2 July 2020 Top each glass with a dash of nutmeg for flavor and a grating of orange peel for color, and you're finished. Lauren Phillips, Southern Living, "How to Spike Store-Bought Eggnog," 29 June 2020 Scents of strawberries and orange blossom are on the nose, with flavors of red berries, candied orange peel, and a bubbly, creamy finish. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "7 Wines You Need To Try For National Rosé Day," 13 June 2020 Cristine Egami said kids have kicked her son repeatedly and rubbed orange peels in his eyes. Heather Knight,, "‘Lord of the Flies’: Fights, bullying, chaos upend once-stellar San Francisco middle school," 14 Feb. 2020 For something worthy of an antipasti platter, try out these firm Queen olives stuffed with orange peel. Daryn Wright, Saveur, "The Hater’s Guide to Loving Olives," 3 Nov. 2016

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First Known Use of orange peel

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2020

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“Orange peel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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