anisette anisette  /ˌæ nə ˈsɛt/


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


  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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