Translation of appetizer in Spanish:

appetizer

aperitivo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæpəˌtaɪzər//ˈapɪtʌɪzə/

noun

  • 1

    (drink)
    aperitivo masculine
    • The book is divided into chapters according to different types of meals, appetizers, desserts and drinks.
    • Everything was presented with great panache and evening meals were preceded by complimentary canapes and appetisers.
    • An apéritif is served with small snacks or appetizers before the meal.
    • Our ostensible mission is to find New York's perfect pizza, but the restaurant is a little way off, so we duck into a dumpling bar for an appetiser.
    • The meal starts with an appetizer of citrus-scented crab salad mounded on cucumber slices.
    • The main menu is a simple list - no designations for appetizers, main courses, or sides.
    • Along with a rotating selection of appetizers and main courses, every day has its signature dish.
    • They have some more unusual items on their menu, fish curries and even chaat appetizers like bhel puri.
    • After such vibrant appetizers, some of the more subtle noodle dishes taste a tad subdued.
    • It was a warming appetiser to the main course of the evening.
    • We started with an appetizer of duck ravioli which sounds scarier than it was.
    • Combined with soup and appetisers such as kebabs, falafel, and pizzas or tortilla rolls, these can make a meal in themselves.
    • The new menu also includes a variety of soups, salads, appetisers, pasta and bakes and of course, all those pizzas.
    • You need only to order the main course and the appetizers, dessert and all drinks are free.
    • We were celebrating our first night on vacation and so we all ordered steaks and our favorite appetizers.
    • The menu has appetizers, sandwiches, pastas, salads and 23 kinds of pizzas.
    • The menu at least held out the promise of a return to familiarity: lots of pasta dishes and pizzas, a generous selection of appetisers and some intriguing main courses.
    • These dishes were appetizers, and if anything, a few of them seemed a little too light.
    • It is a red wine flavoured with cherries and prunes and has a sharp yet very pleasant effect on the palate, at the same time satisfying as an accompaniment to a meal and acting as an appetiser.
    • After a moment of contemplation she settled on a salad and appetizers.
  • 2

    (snack)
    aperitivo masculine
    tapa feminine Spain
    botana feminine Mexico