schnapps


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schnapps

 (shnäps, shnăps)
n. pl. schnapps
1. Any of various strong dry liquors, such as a strong Dutch gin.
2. Any of various flavored, sweet liqueurs: peach schnapps; peppermint schnapps.

[German Schnaps, mouthful, schnapps, from Low German snaps, from snappen, to snap, from Middle Low German, to snap at.]

schnapps

(ʃnæps) or

schnaps

n
1. (Brewing) a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
2. (Brewing) (in Germany) any strong spirit
[C19: from German Schnaps, from schnappen to snap]

schnapps

or schnaps

(ʃnɑps, ʃnæps)

n.
1. (in Europe) any strong, dry spirit, as slivovitz, aquavit, or kirsch.
2. any intoxicating liquor.
[1810–20; < German < Dutch snaps literally, gulp, derivative of snappen to snap]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schnapps - any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Translations

schnapps

[ʃnæps] Nschnapps m

schnapps

[ˈʃnæps] n (= drink) → schnaps m
References in classic literature ?
"The trouble with him is the schnapps, Jerry," he explained.
The President also presented 20 boxes of bottled mineral water, 10 boxes of canned soft drinks, six bottles of whiskey, and six bottles of schnapps to the family to support the one-week commemoration.
'Two knives used to sever the body parts, a white cloth bag containing substance inside a gourd, where the powder from the severed body parts was kept, and a bottle of schnapps were also recovered,' the police commissioner further remarked.
(In the Lorraine dialect, it's more common to hear the German word for eau de vie: Schnapps.)
The specialty cocktail features Peach Schnapps, Bacardi rum, blue Curacao, orange juice and Sprite.
For our holiday events, we offer a peppermint hot chocolate that has a shot of our Sleighride Peppermint Schnapps. Our guests get to try the beverage and the spirit here and they can purchase the schnapps to take home.
Created by mixologist Jaisyn Watkins and priced at $11 each, the Coolers include Blueberry Lemon, made with Stoli blueberry vodka, fresh lemonade, soda water, organic Meyer lemon simple syrup, garnished with lemon and blueberries; Peach Ginger, made with Stoli peach vodka, peach schnapps, house-made lemonade, organic simple syrup prepared with peach, ginger and mint and garnished with a peach; and Raspberry Vanilla, made with Stoli raspberry vodka, organic simple syrup prepared with confectioner's sugar, raspberry and Kentucky bourbon vanilla mixed with soda water and fresh lemonade, garnished with raspberries.
A five-minute drive from the centre is Hofer Bauer, a small family-run schnapps farm with rows of apple trees that are barely visible from the street.
It's just not an English summer without them strawberries (to keep your drink chilled, but not dilute it) to a champagne flute, add 25ml peach schnapps, top with 12ml prosecco, stir and serve.
Sam Wylie-Harris presents some chic cocktails to celebrate London Fashion Week (September 15 to 20) | Spring Peach & Hibiscus Martini 25ml Absolut Blue Vodka, 5ml peach schnapps, 20ml The Vert Hibiscus (green tea and hibiscus liqueur), 25ml coconut water, 1 dash grapefruit bitters,1 dash peach bitters, 10ml lemon juice, 10ml gomme.
Charlotte Peach, 19, believed she had drunk two glasses of peach schnapps when she got drove on October 25.