Definition of café con leche in English:

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café con leche

Pronunciation: /ˈkafā kän ˈleCHā/ /kaˈfā-/ /kəˈfā-/

noun

Coffee with milk.
Example sentences
  • This second breakfast may be café con leche, coffee with milk, with a sweet roll or biscuits, galletas, dunked in the coffee, or una tostada.
  • A café con leche is not a coffee with milk, spoken in Spanish, as Puerto Ricans in New York sometimes think.
  • Between bites of flan and mango ice, somewhere between the second and third café con leche, my friends Boyd and Kevin turned in their high-backed wooden chairs and started poking at a blue hammock slung low on an ocher-sponged wall.

Origin

Spanish.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ca·fé con le·che

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