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



BrE BrE//ʃnæps//
; NAmE NAmE//ʃnæps//
[uncountable, countable](from German)
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a strong alcoholic drink made from grain Word Originfrom German Schnaps, literally ‘dram of liquor’, from Low German and Dutch snaps ‘mouthful’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: schnapps