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Definition of "sherbet" []

  • A frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice, sugar, and water, and also containing milk, egg white, or gelatin. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A beverage made of sweetened diluted fruit juice. (noun)
  • Australian An alcoholic beverage, especially beer. (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 "sherbet" in a sentence
  • "His relationship with Imam Abu Hanifah was quite complex; and he later had him arrested, and had him killed by poisoned sherbet the word sherbet is from the Arabic word sharabat--beverages according to some accounts."
  • "The sherbet is good; she has mixed it so that the tartness of the fruit still tells beneath the syrup. next »"
  • "However, this sherbet is so good that, in my opinion, it is worth enjoying more than once a year."
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