caipirinha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese caipirinha

Noun[edit]

caipirinha (plural caipirinhas)

  1. A traditional Brazilian drink prepared with cachaça, lime juice, sugar and ice
    • 2007 September 20, Eric Wilson, “Blame It on Rio and Gisele”, in New York Times[1]:
      They thought of, I don’t know, monkeys and caipirinhas and samba.”
    • 2016 August 7, John Oliver, “Journalism”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 3, episode 20, HBO:
      Oh, no! Oh, no! Aunt Hoda got into the caipirinha supply. Everybody, watch yourself, she gets grabby.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From caipira(hillbilly) +‎ -inha

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaj.pi.ˈɾi.ɲɐ/

Noun[edit]

caipirinha f (plural caipirinhas)

  1. a traditional Brazilian drink prepared with cachaça, lime juice, sugar and ice

Noun[edit]

caipirinha m f (plural caipirinhas)

  1. diminutive of caipira