A liqueur made with eggs, sugar, and brandy.‘So I asked for the only drink I knew: advocaat and cherry brandy.’
- ‘I bought a bottle of advocaat today for Christmas.’
- ‘I also got some advocaat toffees and I like those too.’
- ‘They drank the advocaat, and nothing happened.’
- ‘We remained thankful however that the seal on the advocaat remained intact.’
Late 19th century from Dutch advocatenborrel, from advocaat ‘advocate’ (noun) + borrel ‘drink’.
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