Definition of Coffee in English :

Define Coffee in English

Coffee meaning in English

Meaning of Coffee in English

Pronunciation of Coffee in English

Coffee pronunciation in English

Pronounce Coffee in English


see synonyms of coffee


1. coffee, java

a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans

Example Sentences:
'he ordered a cup of coffee'

2. coffee, coffee tree

any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans

3. coffee, coffee bean, coffee berry

a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee

4. burnt umber, chocolate, coffee, deep brown, umber

a medium brown to dark-brown color

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of coffee
a drink consisting of an infusion of the roasted and ground or crushed seeds of the coffee tree
(as modifier)
coffee grounds
2. Also called: coffee beans
the beanlike seeds of the coffee tree, used to make this beverage
3.  short for coffee tree
a medium to dark brown colour
(as adjective)
a coffee carpet
5.  wake up and smell the coffee

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see synonyms of coffee
a dark-brown, aromatic drink made by brewing in water the roasted and ground beanlike seeds of a tall tropical shrub (genus Coffea) of the madder family
these seeds, found in the red berries of the shrub
: also coffee beans
the shrub itself
the color of coffee containing milk or cream; light brown
a reception or social gathering at which coffee, tea, etc. are served, esp. one held for the purpose of promoting a cause or introducing a political candidate

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of coffee
a. Any of various tropical African shrubs or trees of the genus Coffea, especially C. arabica or C. canephora, widely cultivated in the tropics for their seeds that are dried, roasted, and ground to prepare a stimulating aromatic drink.
b. The beanlike seeds of this plant, two of which are found in each fruit.
c. The beverage prepared from the seeds of this plant: likes to drink coffee with breakfast.
d. A serving of such a beverage: ordered two coffees with sugar.
2. A moderate brown to dark brown or dark grayish brown.
3. An informal social gathering at which coffee and other refreshments are served.

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