demitasse demitasse

Definition(s):

  1. (n) small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream
  2. (n) small coffee cup; for serving black coffee

Usage(s):

  1. For the indecisive, there is a tasting option with a demitasse of each of the above.
  2. He goes to his corner, gulps a demitasse of strong black coffee, and heads out for the last time.
  3. This hero, a poor but honest Fleet Street scrivener, passes through a 289-page infatuation for Julia Cressey, a lady like a dirty demitasse.

News

  • Delicate demitasse coffee set common decades ago

    Some words just seem to belong to another era. Demitasse is one of them. Justine Klosterman's mother brought hers back from a trip to France and Italy in'26.
    on October 4, 2013     Source: Detroit News

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