flambé

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Adjective[edit]

flambé (not comparable)

  1. Being, or having been, flambéed.

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Noun[edit]

flambé (plural flambés)

  1. (cooking) A showy cooking technique where an alcoholic beverage, such as brandy, is added to hot food and then the fumes are ignited.
  2. The act of flambéing.
  3. A flambéed dish.

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Verb[edit]

flambé (third-person singular simple present flambés, present participle flambéing, simple past and past participle flambéed)

  1. To cook with a showy technique where an alcoholic beverage, such as brandy, is added to hot food and then the fumes are ignited.
    "Flambé the dessert", ordered the Chef, "but take the dish off the heat before adding the brandy or you'll burn your eyebrows off."

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

flambé m (feminine flambée, masculine plural flambés, feminine plural flambées)

  1. past participle of flamber