A French alcoholic liqueur flavored with anise
A flavoured alcoholic beverage that is usually very sweet and contains a high percentage of alcohol. Cordials are a type of liqueur manufactured using the infusion process as opposed to the essence and distillation processes.
A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds.
to flavor or treat (wine) with a liqueur
liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
to top up bottles of sparkling wine with a sugar solution
‘Every champagne has to be liqueured after its disgorgement, to replace the inevitable loss.’;
a liqueur flavoured with aniseed.
An aromatic alcoholic cordial.
Anisette, or Anis, is an anise-flavored liqueur that is consumed in most Mediterranean countries, mainly in Malta, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Greece, Albania, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, Palestine, and France. It is colorless, and because it contains sugar, is sweeter than dry anise flavoured spirits (e.g.
strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
a strong, sweet alcoholic spirit, usually drunk after a meal
‘an Italian almond-flavoured liqueur’; ‘fruit cocktail laced with liqueur’;
a chocolate with a liqueur filling
‘a box of liqueurs’;
A liqueur (US: ; UK: ; French: [likœʁ]) is an alcoholic drink composed of distilled spirits and additional flavorings such as sugar, fruits, herbs, and spices. Often served with or after dessert, they are typically heavily sweetened and un-aged beyond a resting period during production, when necessary, for their flavors to mingle.