Associations to the word «Grande»
GRANDE, adjective. (chiefly US) Of a cup of coffee at Starbucks; smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 16 ounces. No coffee vendor other than Starbucks uses "Grande" to mean large.
GRANDE DAME, noun. A woman who is socially prominent, respected, and experienced, especially one who is haughty and advanced in age.
GRANDE DAME, noun. A woman who is accomplished, influential, and a senior figure in a particular field.
GRANDE DAME, noun. (figuratively) (by extension) A well-known, very highly regarded institution, structure, or large conveyance, such as a hotel or ship.
GRANDE PASSION, noun. An overwhelming love affair or infatuation for someone.
GRANDE WORMWOOD, noun. The herb wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), which is used in the production of absinthe and vermouth, and as a tonic.
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