ouzo ouzo


  • (n) a Greek liquor flavored with anise


  1. Before 1970, liquor stores used to stock tequila if they carried it at allon a back shelf alongside ouzo and grappa.
  2. The character she plays, a kind of ouzo-and-sympathy doxy, is unsalvageable since joyous sweet-souled prostitutes are about as believable nowadays as jolly fat men.
  3. They gathered in coffee houses and drank thick Turkish coffee and sipped their ouzo, as colorless and full of kick as corn likker.


  • Mastering A Sea Monster: From Greece, A Lesson In Grilling Octopus

    The Greeks have been eating octopus since ancient times, and it's still on the menu of the country's many psarotavernes, or fish taverns. On the islands, where the catch is often fresh, octopus is grilled over charcoal, seasoned with fresh lemon and served with ouzo. read more
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

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  1. "Jill and John are standing up on the tables, drinking Ouzo and dancing," said Biden, laughing. "I never trusted him after that!"
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: CBS News

  2. To which, according to the Los Angeles Times, Costas replied, "All I can say is that after my sixth ouzo, my recollection of everything is kind of fuzzy."
    on Sep 2, 2004 By: Bob Costas Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "If that doesn't get you pumped up then nothing will, right, a bit of Greek music," said Mark Philippoussis, his words dripping with irony. "I think also they have ouzo in the water bottles on the side of the court too."
    on Aug 11, 2004 By: Mark Philippoussis Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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