Definition of liqueur noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkjʊə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːr//
    (North American English also cordial) Alcoholic drinks
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] a strong sweet alcoholic drink, sometimes flavoured with fruit. It is usually drunk in very small glasses after a meal. See related entries: Alcoholic drinks
  2. 2[countable] a glass of liqueur
  3. Word Originmid 18th cent.: from French, ‘liquor’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: liqueur