Definition of Americano in English:


Line breaks: Ameri|cano
Pronunciation: /əmɛriˈkɑːnəʊ
(also café Americano)

noun (plural Americanos)

  • A drink of espresso coffee diluted with hot water.
    More example sentences
    • It can't be difficult, espresso plus hot water equals Americano.
    • He looked back to the price list on the wall, where it said Americano, 20 oz, $1.95.
    • After my third grande Americano of the morning, I inevitably begin to contemplate the connection.


1970s: American Spanish, literally 'American (coffee)'.

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