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Syllabification: ris·tret·to
Pronunciation: /riˈstredō

Definition of ristretto in English:

noun (plural ristrettos)

A drink of very strong, concentrated espresso.
Example sentences
  • But all of you knew that didn't you, you are probably drinking a ristretto in Galleria as you read (I know I probably am).
  • When I once asked him to make it a little stronger, or to make ristretto (shorter, more concentrate than a standard espresso), he looked at me in shocked offence.


from Italian (caffè) ristretto, literally 'restricted (coffee)', from restringere 'restrict'.

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