Definition of tiramisu
: a dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, and espresso
Recent Examples of tiramisu from the Web
Downtown at Pazzo Ristorante, the bartender offers tips on eating tiramisu: begin with a sip of port, then a bite of the velvety dessert, followed by a sip of espresso.
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Origin and Etymology of tiramisu
Italian tiramisù, from tirami su!, literally, pull me up!
First Known Use: 1982
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