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Definition of "julep" []

  • A mint julep. (noun)
  • A sweet syrupy drink, especially one to which medicine can be added. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "julep" in a sentence
  • ""It is for what you call a julep-cocktail," she replied gravely."
  • "The classic Derby drink is the mint julep, which is made with bourbon and a lot of sugar."
  • "As the mint and one or two other necessary ingredients were lacking to our family stores, the idea of julep was dismissed as a vain dream, and its place supplied by iced Congress water, a liquid which my cousin characterized, in a hasty aside to me, as being a drink fit only for imbecile infants of a tender age."