Meaning of “absinthe” in the English Dictionary

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"absinthe" in British English

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absinthenoun [ U ]

also absinth uk /ˈæb.sæ̃θ/ /ˈæb.sɪnθ/ us /ˈæb.sæ̃θ/ /ˈæb.sɪnθ/

Examples from literature

  • Absinthe is a popular drink. 
  • And, to assist the digestion of this insult, Master Joseph here gulped down a glass of absinthe. 
  • As he limped away with it, the governor poured me an inch of absinthe. 
  • Then he saw, with something of a shock, that a glass of absinthe stood on the table. 
  • They entered a small cafe and took an absinthe together, then resumed their walk along the pavement. 

(Definition of “absinthe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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