Definition of syrup
1a : a thick sticky solution of sugar and water often flavored or medicatedb : the concentrated juice of a fruit or plant
2 : cloying sweetness or sentimentality
syrupyplay \ˈsər-ə-pē, ˈsir-ə-, ˈsə-rə-\ adjective
Examples of syrup in a Sentence
ice cream and chocolate syrup
She poured syrup all over her pancakes.
Recent Examples of syrup from the Web
The Indian Summer is made with Jameson whiskey, rum, Giffard creme de banana, lemon, lustau palo cortado sherry, pineapple gum syrup and nocino.
Ladle boiling syrup into jars over jalapeno slices.
Double B Farm Flavored with brown sugar and maple syrup, organic Berkshire Pork Hickory Smoked Hams can be purchased online in a variety of sizes.
Maple water and cactus water are more appealing than, say, artichoke water, since many people know cactuses contain water and view maple syrup as tasty.
The Purple Gang 5 green grapes 2 ounces Ketel One vodka 1/2 ounce St. Germain 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice 1/2 ounce simple syrupFloat: 1/4 ounce pinot noir (The Purple Palm bar uses the Sonoma label Meiomi)
Vendors in the narrow alleyway of several dozen shops sell everything from coal for heating to televisions to jalebi, spiral fritters soaked in syrup.
The contrast of crisp, cool green apple slices and spicy warm roasted ones was brilliant, and the play of springy bitter greens with slightly sweet cane-syrup vinaigrette and a salty goat-cheese croquette purely classic.
And, of course, there are plenty of desserts, and recipes that use that Yankee staple, maple syrup -- grade B, please, as Yoni Appelbaum pointed out in a piece that warmed my heart.
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Origin and Etymology of syrup
Middle English sirup, from Anglo-French sirop, from Medieval Latin syrupus, from Arabic sharāb
First Known Use: 14th century
SYRUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of syrup for English Language Learners
: a sweet, thick liquid made of sugar and water with flavoring or medicine added to it
: a sweet, thick liquid made from the juice of a fruit or plant
SYRUP Defined for Kids
Definition of syrup for Students
1 : a thick sticky solution of sugar and water often containing flavoring or a medicine chocolate syrup cough syrup
2 : the juice of a fruit or plant with some of the water removed maple syrup
Medical Definition of syrup
: a thick sticky liquid consisting of a concentrated solution of sugar and water with or without the addition of a flavoring agent or medicinal substance syrup of codeine
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