Definition of advocaat in English:

advocaat

noun

mass noun
  • A liqueur made with eggs, sugar, and brandy.

    • ‘I bought a bottle of advocaat today for Christmas.’
    • ‘They drank the advocaat, and nothing happened.’
    • ‘I also got some advocaat toffees and I like those too.’
    • ‘So I asked for the only drink I knew: advocaat and cherry brandy.’
    • ‘We remained thankful however that the seal on the advocaat remained intact.’

Origin

1930s: from Dutch, literally ‘advocate’ (being originally considered a lawyer's drink).

Pronunciation

advocaat

/ˈadvəkɑː/