Definition of coffee shop in English:

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coffee shop


1A cafe serving coffee and light refreshments.
Example sentences
  • You could pick up that piece of information in a coffee shop, a barber shop or the House cloakroom.
  • Devon glanced at the entrance to the trendy little coffee shop just as I came through the door.
  • The Fractured Bean coffee shop was just down the street and he arrived in plenty of time.
1.1A small, informal restaurant.
Example sentences
  • He debated having a cup of coffee in the hotel coffee shop, but decided against it.
  • Dressed in a blue shirt, he sat at the coffee shop at the hotel all set to brief media people on a product launch.
  • This is basically the hotel coffee shop, with a nice outdoor terrace and an international menu.

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Syllabification: cof·fee shop

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