Puree vs Smoothie - What's the difference?

puree | smoothie |

As nouns the difference between puree and smoothie

is that puree is puree while smoothie is a smooth-talking person.



Alternative forms

* (l)


  • A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (e.g. tomato sauce is generally a puree).
  • Derived terms



  • (cooking) To crush or grind food into a purée.
  • Anagrams

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    Alternative forms

    * (l)


    (en noun)
  • A smooth-talking person.
  • * 2003 , Michael Lydon, Flashbacks: Eyewitness Accounts of the Rock Revolution, 1964-1974 (page 7)
  • True to their reputations, Paul was a smoothie who put a public relations gloss on everything he said, and John was abrasive and sarcastic, speaking his mind and letting the chips fall where they may.
  • A drink made from whole fruit, thus thicker than fruit juice.
  • A member of the mod subculture who is relatively non-violent and wears expensive clothing.
  • * 1987 , John Irwin (quoting Piri Thomas), The Felon
  • The decision to cool myself made the next two years the hardest I had done because it meant being a smoothie and staying out of trouble, which in prison is difficult,
  • * 1999 , Nick Johnstone, Abel Ferrara: The King of New York (page viii)
  • Film Comment's David Chute described him as: "small, stringy and intense, but he's better dressed and groomed (than Ferrara), less of a punk and more of a smoothie ."
  • * 2011 , Gerard DeGroot (quoting Brown), Seventies Unplugged
  • See also

    * thickie