Definition of Pernod in English:

Pernod

noun

mass nountrademark
  • An aniseed-flavoured aperitif.

    • ‘That helped improve operating profit at Pernod's main wine and spirits unit by between 8% and 10% and reduce debt to about E1.8 billion at year end.’
    • ‘Add the Pernod and simmer until reduced by half, about two minutes.’
    • ‘He tells her that Pernod isn't good for her, and she scoffs at him.’
    • ‘Add the Noilly Prat or vermouth and Pernod, then cook until reduced right down.’
    • ‘The liquorice and aniseed aromas and flavours are so dominant that you could be drinking Pernod or Ricard - at about half the price.’
    • ‘Pour over the wine and drizzle with a little Pernod.’
    • ‘Carlos came back with a tray of bottles: Gin, whiskey, Pernod, Fernet Branca and a small bottle of bitters.’
    • ‘We then skipped desserts, but accepted a Pernod as the nightcap.’
    • ‘A half-empty bottle of Pernod sits on his desk beside the box of doughnuts.’
    • ‘His drinks of choice are Pernod, Tequila, Southern Comfort, Jim Beam and any Scotch whisky that costs more than Chivas Regal.’

Origin

Named after the manufacturing firm Pernod Fils.

Pronunciation

Pernod

/ˈpəːnəʊ/