sippable

adjective

sip·​pa·​ble ˈsi-pə-bəl How to pronounce sippable (audio)
: suitable for sipping
Among the best of the fruit liqueurs, this delicious spirit is sippable straight up, and would be a lovely accompaniment to shortbread or other desserts.Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Examples of sippable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Very sippable, went well with burgers. Marc Bona, cleveland, 13 June 2021 The result here is a very sippable whiskey with a buttery mouthfeel, a nutty character and a smooth and slightly sweet finish. Paris Wolfe, cleveland, 9 Dec. 2022 There’s the highly sippable Gentleman Jack, for connoisseurs. Kate Dingwall, Forbes, 18 May 2022 Fanned neatly alongside microgreens on an elegant glass plate, the creamy slices came topped with blood orange and steeped in a pool of white ponzu, a sippable delight on which none of us — a small band of four who’d arrived for the late seating — chose to pass. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Feb. 2022 The world is truly your sippable oyster. Kate Friedman, Glamour, 18 Mar. 2021 For a sippable dessert, these spooky ice cream shakes are inspired by the Sanderson sisters of the infamous Halloween movie Hocus Pocus. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 5 Oct. 2021 The Explorian series boasts 10 variable speeds to make everything from salsa and thick vegetable soups to sippable smoothies. Claire Harmeyer, Peoplemag, 17 Feb. 2023 The walls are decorated by Thai graffiti artists, and the cocktails, like the sharp, sippable Daiquiri de Jerez, are first-rate. Jenny Adams, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Feb. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

sip entry 1 + -able

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sippable was in 1870

Dictionary Entries Near sippable

Cite this Entry

“Sippable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sippable. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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