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long black

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Definition of long black in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
A type of coffee made by adding a shot of espresso to hot water: coffee drinkers relax with their lattes, cappuccinos, long blacks, and flat whites
More example sentences
  • She thinks she wants milk, but really she wants a long black?
  • I noticed a pattern as I was gazing over the pages at with my long black at Midnight Espresso the other day.
  • She walks past, takeaway long black in hand, and overhears the end of Gene's statement.

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