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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
an eating/dessert apple (=one which is sweet enough to eat)
▪ Use dessert apples for this recipe.
Could I interest you in a drink/dessert etc? (=used as a polite way of offering someone a drink etc)
dessert wine
▪ Critics claim that the courts in effect quietly dropped the just desserts policy two years ago.
▪ Only the glasses for the roast and dessert wine, of course.
▪ Aleatico: This red variety is often used to make dessert wines with a pink hue.
▪ Serve sliced, with jam and fresh coffee, or with a well-chilled dessert wine.
▪ Bual is a medium to dark dessert wine which is full-bodied and very fragrant.
▪ Malmsey is a medium-dark to dark full-bodied, very fruity, luscious and fragrant dessert wine.
▪ Serve dessert wines with a slice of Christmas cake, pudding, or my two desserts.
▪ Would you normally eat a dessert after a large meal?
▪ Maybe you can eat them for dessert.
▪ On all other nights we eat dessert that is tasty.
▪ These labelling requirements apply to all frozen desserts.
▪ Mellorine is a frozen dairy dessert.
▪ And some girl are so spoiled they get irritated if they serve the same dessert for lunch and dinner.
▪ It can serve as aperitif or dessert.
▪ Families can drop the custom of serving unappetizing desserts and start tasty new holiday traditions, Eisenberg suggests.
▪ The waiter asked whether they wanted dessert.
▪ "Would you like a dessert, Madam?" "Yes please, I'll have the cheesecake."
▪ I had fruit salad for dessert.
▪ A ravishing dessert tray is proffered after every meal, and selections range from fruit-inspired sweets to insulin-overdrive chocolate concoctions.
▪ But they will select dishes absolutely swimming in butter or choose cheese instead of dessert.
▪ Even when refined sugar is combined with refined flour to make cakes or desserts, the chewing required tends to be minimal.
▪ For dessert, there are nearly a dozen choices.
▪ I prefer serving cold started and desserts because then all the food can be put outside at once buffet style.
▪ One reporter might work on an appetizer, another on a main course, and a third on a dessert.
▪ Set aside four orange segments, for decorating the dessert before serving.
▪ Tip: Have the chef make up a dessert sampler platter.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Dessert \Des*sert"\, n. [F., fr. desservir to remove from table, to clear the table; pref. des- (L. dis-) + servir to serve, to serve at table. See Serve.] A service of pastry, fruits, or sweetmeats, at the close of a feast or entertainment; pastry, fruits, etc., forming the last course at dinner.

``An 't please your honor,'' quoth the peasant, ``This same dessert is not so pleasant.''

Dessert spoon, a spoon used in eating dessert; a spoon intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon.

Dessert-spoonful, n., pl. Dessert-spoonfuls, as much as a dessert spoon will hold, usually reckoned at about two and a half fluid drams.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, from Middle French dessert (mid-16c.) "last course," literally "removal of what has been served," from desservir "clear the table," literally "un-serve," from des- "remove, undo" (see dis-) + Old French servir "to serve" (see serve (v.)).


n. A sweet confection served as the last course of a meal


n. a dish served as the last course of a meal [syn: sweet, afters]

Dessert (magazine)

is a Japanese Shōjo, and Josei manga magazine published by Kodansha. It began as a new shojo magazine in 1996 after the demise of Shōjo Friend. The series that were still ongoing in Shōjo Friend were then moved to Dessert or The Dessert. The magazine's main sales targets are girls in their late teens, and women in their early twenties. __TOC__

Dessert (album)

Dessert (pronounced in English) is the first and only studio album of the Japanese idol girl group Chocolove from AKB48. The album was released in November 21, 2007 and is also available in two editions: a limited edition containing a photobook with 24 pages and a regular edition.

Dessert (song)

"Dessert" is a song by American singer and producer Dawin. It was released in the United States on March 17, 2015. It peaked at number 6 on the Official New Zealand Music Chart.

Another version of the song features American rapper Silentó, which was his 1st solo record; this version includes writers Ricky Hawk and Timothy Mingo.

Dessert (disambiguation)

Dessert is a course that concludes an evening meal.

Dessert may also refer to:

  • "Dessert" (song), a 2015 song by Dawin
  • Dessert (magazine)
  • Dessert wine

Dessert is a course that concludes a main meal. The course usually consists of sweet foods and beverages, such as dessert wine or liqueurs, but may include coffee, cheeses, nuts, or other savory items. In some parts of the world, such as much of central and western Africa, there is no tradition of a dessert course to conclude a meal.

The term "dessert" can apply to many foods, such as cakes, tarts, cookies, biscuits, gelatins, pastries, ice creams, pies, puddings, custards, and sweet soups. Fruit is also commonly found in dessert courses because of its naturally occurring sweetness. Some cultures sweeten foods that are more commonly savory to create desserts.

Usage examples of "dessert".

Madame Angelin, for he knew very well that, on the days when the good lady called, there was some dessert at supper in the evening.

It proceeded to chew its way up the wood as if the oars were breadsticks, and was well on its way to having Jimmy and Danny Shaftoe for lunch, and Jack for dessert, when the Nayars up on the boat opened fire with their blunderbusses.

He eats very little bread, and calls himself economical because he spares himself the expense of soup and dessert, which circumstance made me remark that an English dinner is like eternity: it has no beginning and no end.

Laurie chatted and applauded readily enough, but she picked at both her capellini and dessert, and several times fingered the cell phone on the table beside her elbow.

At one place he achieved two cups of shameless chickory, at another three sardines, at a third a dessert of elderly bananas.

Then, as the waiter was bringing dessert, the clubman inserted a cigarette in the long holder and puffed thoughtfully.

I have it on impeccable authority that you cornhole Tammy Sue Clendennon in the Gun and Skeet Club library every Wednesday, then pork your secretary, Marbella Tremaine, for dessert.

The expression on her pretty face as she watched the dessert return to the cart was eloquent with loathing, as if a whipped cream-covered chunk of earwax graced the dainty plate.

Falernian white to accompany the fishier, more nibbly first course, a superb Chian red to accompany the meaty, more substantial main course, and a sweetish, slightly effervescent white wine from Alba Fucentia to accompany the desserts and cheeses which formed the third, final course.

When the dessert came in she rose, and her husband followed her to their room.

Those bound for Oregon must decide if they should risk fifty miles of grueling dessert, or take the longer, but safer route through Fort Bridge.

Strasburg pie, the smoked tongue, the other side-dishes, a noble Minorcan cheese, dessert and a capital port overlaid the unfortunate, even vulturine memory of the geese.

There were eight courses in all, with eight wines, winding up with a dessert which Margit told him was Nesselrode Pudding with Sabayon Fruit, served with a slightly chilled sauterne.

Aminta de Olivella was radiant as she decided to serve the dessert on the terraces even though they had already had their coffee.

Collapsed eye sockets lined with black photoreceptive film grinned at him as it bowed and extended the bowl, like a mother offering her spoiled son his favorite dessert.