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decaf Syllabification: de·caf
Pronunciation: /ˈdēkaf/
(also decaff) informal

Definition of decaf in English:


Decaffeinated: a decaf cappuccino decaf iced tea
More example sentences
  • I finished with a decaff cappuccino.
  • You drink it for the caffeine, and after a while you become accustomed to the taste, and with enough exposure will appreciate its nuances - with the result that people will drink decaff coffee.
  • Some of us even want a skinny mocha decaff latte with a twist.


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Decaffeinated coffee: I’ve switched to decaf in the evenings
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  • We prefer decaff if that's an option.
  • It is decaff, of course - we are, after all, in a very health-conscious restaurant.
  • I've tried decaff, but it's a concept I find rather difficult to reconcile myself to.


1950s: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with decaf

Piaf • chiffchaff • pilaf • Olaf

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