Meaning of advocaat in English:


Pronunciation /ˈadvəkɑː(t)/


mass noun
  • 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’.