anisette anisette  /ˌæ nə ˈsɛt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed

Usage(s):

  1. Europeans sat at newly opened bars and cafes, sipping anisette and eying the passing Moslems.
  2. The top half is brandymasculine, dry, bracing; the bottom half is anisette sweet, insinuative, treacherous.
  3. Worried about becoming fat, Napoleon stoked himself through the day with licorice flavored with anisette.

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