|Origin:||caffè, from Turkish kahve, from Arabic qahwa|
cof‧fee S1 W2
a hot dark brown drink that has a slightly bitter taste:
Do you want a cup of coffee?
Do you like your coffee white (=with milk) or black (=without milk)?
2 [uncountable and countable]DFD
a cup of coffee:
Who wants a coffee?
over coffee➔ decaffeinated
dinner guests chatting over coffee (=while drinking coffee)
whole coffee beans, crushed coffee beans, or a powder to which you add water to make coffee:
a jar of coffee
instant coffee (=powdered coffee)
I haven't got any real coffee (=coffee beans) at the moment.
a light brown colour