Main definitions of frappé in English

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frappé1

adjective

  • [postpositive] (of a drink) iced or chilled:

    ‘a crème de menthe frappé’
    • ‘After that we went to some tea place and I got a tea fusion drink, but my mom got this honeydew almond frappé thing.’
    • ‘He had been drinking a decaf and she was sipping on a mocha frappé.’
    • ‘The corridors bustle with traffic, and everyone is fueled by tall glasses of coffee frappé.’
    • ‘Did I mention the baby tumbler of minted mango frappé that came alongside?’
    • ‘Most days the waterfront is virtually wall-to-wall cafes where hip young things lounge around all afternoon sipping cafe frappés.’

noun

  • A drink served with ice or frozen to a slushy consistency.

    • ‘I have a test tomorrow so I'm going to go to the bookstore, get myself a frappé, and pull an all-nighter, then try and make it through tomorrow.’
    • ‘You can still look tough and macho with a frappé in your hand.’
    • ‘And in some parts of Eastern Europe frappés are made with cola in place of coffee.’
    • ‘So, mind if I go about making you a frappé with regular Coffea arabica?’
    • ‘Streetside cafes are filled with the locals watching football, drinking a frappé, and deliberately breaking New York City's no smoking rule.’
    • ‘The new frappé mix enables cafés to make a wide variety of delicious frappés quickly and simply.’
    • ‘I'd had to use both hands to hold my frappé, and lighting cigarettes was near impossible.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

frappé

/ˈfrapeɪ/

Main definitions of frappé in English

: frappé1frappé2

frappé2

adjective

Ballet
  • [postpositive] (of a position) involving a beating action of the toe of one foot against the ankle of the supporting leg:

    ‘a battement frappé’
    • ‘In frappé devant you do not move your hip, therefore you can't bring your hip back when you bring your leg back.’
    • ‘Usually a flic-flac is built into a frappé exercise at the barre.’
    • ‘Frappé and petit battement serré introduce real dynamic movement, with more speed, quick precision and sustained turnout as in serré.’

Origin

French, literally struck.

Pronunciation:

frappé

/ˈfrapeɪ/