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coffee

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːfi; ˈkɒfi/

Translation of coffee in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (beans, granules, drink) café (masculine) coffee filter filtro (masculine) de café coffee grounds poso (masculine) del café coffee mill o grinder molinillo (masculine) de café coffee spoon cucharita (feminine) or cucharilla (feminine) de café
    Example sentences
    • I usually just drink ordinary dark roast coffee, as strong as possible.
    • He drank the rest of his cup of coffee and ground out the cigarette in the ashtray.
    • Wendy's heart was pumping violently in her chest, as if she'd drunk ten cups of coffee in so many minutes.
    Example sentences
    • Despite shortages of certain items like instant coffee, sugar, and most of our milk powder, the food was lasting well.
    • The value of the raw beans contained in a jar of instant coffee may be no more than a few pennies, but the final product may be sold for over £2.
    • The gifts offered to health professionals amounted to a jar of instant coffee and some non-medical books.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (color) (color (masculine)) café (masculine) con leche
    Example sentences
    • Some give cooler hues of mushroom, putty or milky coffee.
    • In the theme of green, male colours such as cream white, light coffee, green and brown along with soft cut and cute details give a profile of romantic woman.
    • There are single, doubles, anemone-flowered forms, and an amazing choice of colour variations - from coffee through to citrus yellow.

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