coffee Idioms & Phrases


arabian coffee

  • noun shrubby tree of northeastern tropical Africa widely cultivated in tropical or near tropical regions for its seed which form most of the commercial coffee
    Coffea arabica.
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california coffee

  • noun evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits
    California buckthorn; Rhamnus californicus; coffeeberry.
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cappuccino coffee

  • noun equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
    cappuccino coffee; cappuccino.
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coffee bar

  • noun a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    coffee bar; cafe; coffeehouse.
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coffee bean

  • noun a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
    coffee bean; coffee.
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coffee berry

  • noun a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
    coffee bean; coffee.
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coffee blight

  • noun a blight affecting the coffee plant
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coffee break

  • noun a snack taken during a break in the work day
    tea break.
    • a ten-minute coffee break
    • the British have tea breaks
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Coffee bug

  • (Zoöl.), a species of scale insect (Lecanium coffæa), often very injurious to the coffee tree.
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coffee cake

  • noun a cake or sweet bread usually served with coffee
    coffeecake.
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coffee can

  • noun a can for storing ground coffee
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coffee cappuccino

  • noun equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
    cappuccino coffee; cappuccino.
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coffee cream

  • noun cream that has at least 18% butterfat
    light cream; single cream.
    • in England they call light cream `single cream'
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coffee cup

  • noun a cup from which coffee is drunk
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coffee fern

  • noun evergreen fern of California and Baja California
    Pellaea andromedifolia.
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coffee filter

  • noun filter (usually of paper) that passes the coffee and retains the coffee grounds
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coffee fungus

  • noun fungus causing a disease in coffee and some other tropical plants
    Pellicularia koleroga.
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coffee grinder

  • noun a mill that grinds roasted coffee beans
    coffee grinder.
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coffee grounds

  • noun the dregs remaining after brewing coffee
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coffee liqueur

  • noun coffee-flavored liqueur
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coffee maker

  • noun a kitchen appliance for brewing coffee automatically
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coffee mill

  • noun a mill that grinds roasted coffee beans
    coffee grinder.
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coffee mug

  • noun a mug intended for serving coffee
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Coffee rat

  • (Zoöl.) See Musang.
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coffee ring

  • noun ring-shaped coffeecake with fruits or nuts and often iced
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coffee roll

  • noun any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
    sweet roll.
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coffee rose

  • noun tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand
    crepe jasmine; East Indian rosebay; crepe gardenia; Nero's crown; crape jasmine; Tabernaemontana divaricate; pinwheel flower; Adam's apple.
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coffee royal

  • noun black coffee with Cognac and lemon peel and sugar
    cafe royale.
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coffee senna

  • noun very leafy malodorous tropical weedy shrub whose seeds have been used as an adulterant for coffee; sometimes classified in genus Cassia
    Senna occidentalis; stinking weed; styptic weed; Cassia occidentalis; coffee senna.
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coffee shop

  • noun a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    coffee bar; cafe; coffeehouse.
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coffee stall

  • noun a stand (usually movable) selling hot coffee and food (especially at night)
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coffee substitute

  • noun a drink resembling coffee that is sometimes substituted for it
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coffee table

  • noun low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served
    cocktail table.
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coffee tree

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

  • noun an urn in which coffee is made and kept hot
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coffee-table book

  • noun an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table
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decaffeinated coffee

  • noun coffee with the caffeine removed
    decaf.
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drip coffee

  • noun coffee made by passing boiling water through a perforated container packed with finely ground coffee
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ice coffee

  • noun a strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream
    ice coffee.
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iced coffee

  • noun a strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream
    ice coffee.
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instant coffee

  • noun dehydrated coffee that can be made into a drink by adding hot water
    • the advantages of instant coffee are speed of preparation and long shelf life
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irish coffee

  • noun sweetened coffee with Irish whiskey and whipped cream
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Kentucky coffee tree

  • noun handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute
    bonduc; chicot; Gymnocladus dioica.
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  • (Bot.), a tall North American tree (Gymnocladus Canadensis) with bipinnate leaves. It produces large woody pods containing a few seeds which have been used as a substitute for coffee. The timber is a very valuable.
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liberian coffee

  • noun small tree of West Africa
    Coffea liberica.
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mocha coffee

  • noun a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
    mocha.
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mogdad coffee

  • noun very leafy malodorous tropical weedy shrub whose seeds have been used as an adulterant for coffee; sometimes classified in genus Cassia
    Senna occidentalis; stinking weed; styptic weed; Cassia occidentalis; coffee senna.
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rio nunez coffee

  • noun native to West Africa but grown in Java and elsewhere; resistant to coffee rust
    Coffea canephora; Coffea robusta; Rio Nunez coffee.
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robusta coffee

  • noun native to West Africa but grown in Java and elsewhere; resistant to coffee rust
    Coffea canephora; Coffea robusta; Rio Nunez coffee.
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turkish coffee

  • noun a drink made from pulverized coffee beans; usually sweetened
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wild coffee

  • noun coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers
    Triostium perfoliatum; feverroot; horse gentian; tinker's root.
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