Main definitions of charlotte in English

: charlotte1Charlotte2

charlotte1

noun

  • A dessert made of stewed fruit or mousse with a casing or covering of bread, sponge cake, ladyfingers, or breadcrumbs.

    • ‘Ironically, given the backdrop of the American Revolution, the charlotte is a dessert with roots in England.’
    • ‘Tropical fruit with lime yogurt is a diet dud, and white-chocolate charlotte is precious, but you have to try the house ice-cream soda made with chocolate, fudge, soda, and a shot of whisky.’
    • ‘This makes the delicate Biscuit Rose de Reims the ideal dipping companion of a cup of Champagne, and the perfect biscuit to use in a charlotte, in place of the classic ladyfingers.’
    • ‘Or go more adventurous with sweets such as duet of chocolate fruit terrine, cappuccino brulées, lichee gateaux, coffee charlotte and compote of figs in chocolate shells.’
    • ‘I pretty much wanted everything on the catalog - I mean who could resist getting mini-molds for charlottes and brioches, and a really efficient zester, and beautiful knives, and new skillets, and a special zigzag knife to cut melons?’
    • ‘Afterward, chocolate-mousse cake and vanilla charlotte seem somewhat redundant.’
    • ‘Place a scoop of the marzipan ice-cream next to the charlotte and drizzle some sauce around the dish.’
    • ‘Impressive and particularly delicious, it was gulped down between the four of us - you know, a charlotte just doesn't keep that well.’
    • ‘On this day I overlooked the warm apple pie (which, having tasted before, I can safely pronounce a delicious desert) and instead went for home-made strawberry charlotte.’

Origin

French, from the female given name Charlotte.

Pronunciation

charlotte

/ˈʃɑrlət//ˈSHärlət/

Main definitions of charlotte in English

: charlotte1Charlotte2

Charlotte2

proper noun

  • A commercial city and transportation center in southern North Carolina; population 687,456 (est. 2008)

Pronunciation

Charlotte

/ˈʃɑrlət//ˈSHärlət/