Definition of schnapps
: any of various liquors of high alcoholic content; especially : strong Holland gin
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Alcoholic Butterbeer 1 part Schnapps, butterscotch 1 dash Schnapps, vanilla 7 parts cream soda 7.
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Origin and Etymology of schnapps
German Schnaps, literally, dram of liquor, from Low German snaps dram, mouthful, from snappen to snap
First Known Use: 1796
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Definition of schnapps for English Language Learners
: a type of strong liquor
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