café


café
adj.
brown.
m.
1 coffee.
2 coffee shop, coffeehouse, café, coffee-bar.
3 cup of coffee.
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café
nombre masculino
1 (gen) coffee
¿te apetece un café? do you fancy a coffee?, do you fancy a cup of coffee?
2 (cafetería) café, coffee bar, coffee shop
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FRASEOLOGÍA
café americano large black coffee
café con leche white coffee
café molido ground coffee
café solo black coffee
café soluble instant coffee
café torrefacto high-roast coffee
grano de café coffee bean
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noun m.
1) coffee
2) coffee shop
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SM
1) (Bot) (=bebida) coffee

café café — real coffee, coffee that really is coffee

café americano — large black coffee

café cerrero — And strong black coffee

café completo — Cono Sur continental breakfast

café con leche — white coffee, coffee with milk, coffee with cream (EEUU); (=homosexual) ** queer **, fag (EEUU) **

café cortado — coffee with a dash of milk

café descafeinado — decaffeinated coffee

café en grano — coffee beans pl

café exprés — expresso coffee

café helado — iced coffee

café instantáneo — instant coffee

café irlandés — Irish coffee

café molido — ground coffee

café negro — (small) black coffee

café pintado And

café quemado — Caribe coffee with a drop of milk

café solo — black coffee

café soluble — instant coffee

café tinto — LAm black coffee

café torrefacto — roasted coffee

café tostado — roasted coffee

2) (=cafetería) café, coffee shop

café cantante — café with entertainment

3) Cono Sur * (=reprimenda) ticking-off *
4)

mal café *

estar de mal café — to be in a bad mood; CAm to be out of sorts

tener mal café — (=genio) to have a nasty temper; (=intenciones) to have evil intentions

5)

color café — brown

café avellana — [como adj] nut-brown

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I
adjetivo (gen inv)
a) (marrón claro) <color> coffee (before n); <vestido/zapato> coffee-colored*
b) (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown

ojos café(s) — brown eyes

II
masculino
1) (cultivo, bebida) coffee

me sirvió un café — he gave me some o a cup of coffee, he gave me a coffee (BrE)

2) (cafetería) café
3)
a)

(de) color café — coffee-colored*

b) (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown
4) (RPl fam) (regañina) telling-off
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I
adjetivo (gen inv)
a) (marrón claro) <color> coffee (before n); <vestido/zapato> coffee-colored*
b) (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown

ojos café(s) — brown eyes

II
masculino
1) (cultivo, bebida) coffee

me sirvió un café — he gave me some o a cup of coffee, he gave me a coffee (BrE)

2) (cafetería) café
3)
a)

(de) color café — coffee-colored*

b) (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown
4) (RPl fam) (regañina) telling-off
* * *
café1
1 = coffee.

Ex: You have specified beverages but no the particular beverage in question, coffee.

* a la hora del café = at coffee.
* café descafeinado = decaffeinated coffee.
* café exprés = espresso.
* café expreso = espresso.
* café instantáneo = instant coffee.
* café molido = ground coffee.
* cafetera llena de café = pot of coffee.
* café torrefacto = roasted coffee.
* café tostado = roasted coffee.
* grano de café = coffee bean.
* jarro para el café = coffee mug.
* juego de café = coffee set.
* marrón café = coffee-brown.
* molinillo de café = coffee grinder.
* otra taza de té o café = refill [re-fill].
* puesto de café y comida = coffee and lunch corner.
* reunión para tomar café = coffee party.
* taza de café = cup of coffee.
* taza para el café = coffee cup.
* tueste de café = coffee roasting.

café2
2 = cafe, coffee house [coffee-house/coffeehouse], coffee bar.

Ex: The 1st phase of a cultural centre, with library, art gallery, swimming pool, cafe and day centre for the elderly, was opened in Sept 87.

Ex: As one librarian summarized, 'people are not into the stuffed looking, dingy, dust smelling type of libraries anymore ... they expect atmospheres more like coffeehouses or nice bookstores'.
Ex: Buildings converted to libraries include mansions, stores, gas stations, coffee bars, fire stations, post offices and chapels.
* cibercafé = Internet café, cybercafe [cyber-cafe].
* consumo de café = coffee consumption.

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café1
adjective
(gen inv) [Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
1 (marrón claro) ‹color› coffee (before n); ‹vestido/zapato› coffee-colored*
2 (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown
ojos café or cafés brown eyes
café2
masculine
café con leche (↑ café a1)
A (cultivo, bebida) coffee
me sirvió un café he gave me some o a cup of coffee, he gave me a coffee (BrE)
granos de café coffee beans
Compuestos:
café americano
large black coffee
café cerrero
(Col) large strong black coffee
café con leche
regular coffee (AmE), white coffee (BrE)
café cortado
coffee with a dash of milk
café descafeinado
decaffeinated coffee
café en grano
coffee beans (pl)
café exprés or expreso
espresso
café instantáneo
instant coffee
café irlandés
Irish coffee
café mezcla
medium roast coffee
café molido
ground coffee
café natural
light roast coffee
café negro
(AmL) espresso
café puro
(Chi) black coffee
café solo
black coffee
café soluble
instant coffee
café tinto
(Col, Ven) black coffee
café torrado
(RPl) roasted coffee
café torrefacto
high roast coffee
café turco
Turkish coffee
café vienés
Viennese coffee
B (cafetería) café
Compuestos:
café bar
café
café cantante
café (with live music)
café concert or concierto
café (with live music)
café teatro
≈ dinner theater (in US), ≈ pub theatre (in UK)
C [Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
1
(de) color café coffee-colored*
2 (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown
D (RPI fam) (regañina) telling-off, ticking-off (BrE colloq)
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café adjetivo (gen inv) (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown;
ojos café(s) brown eyes

■ sustantivo masculino
1 (cultivo, bebida) coffee;
me sirvió un café he gave me a cup of coffee, he gave me a coffee (BrE);

café cerrero (Col) large strong black coffee;
café con leche (bebida) regular coffee (AmE), white coffee (BrE);
café cortado coffee with a dash of milk;
café expreso espresso;
café instantáneo o soluble instant coffee;
café natural/torrefacto light roast/high roast coffee;
café negro (AmL) or (Chi) puro or (Col) tinto or (Esp) solo black coffee
2 (cafetería) café;
café bar café

3 (AmC, Chi, Méx) (marrón) brown
café sustantivo masculino
1 (bebida, planta) coffee
café con leche/solo, white/black coffee
café descafeinado, decaffeinated coffee, decaf
café en grano, coffee beans
café molido, ground coffee
café torrefacto, high roast coffee
2 (establecimiento) café
café cantante, cabaret
café concierto, café with live music
♦ Locuciones: mal café, (mal humor) foul temper: hoy estoy de muy mal café, I'm in an awful mood today
tiene muy mal café, he's downright nasty
'café' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
achicharrarse
- apostar
- buena
- bueno
- cafetera
- cafetería
- capuchino
- cargada
- cargado
- colmada
- colmado
- confitería
- convecina
- convecino
- cuchara
- cucharilla
- encima
- escrupulosa
- escrupuloso
- extracto
- ir
- fuerte
- grano
- instantánea
- instantáneo
- liofilizar
- mojar
- molinillo
- murmullo
- ordinaria
- ordinario
- paquete
- pergeñar
- servicio
- soluble
- taza
- terraza
- tinto
- torrefacta
- torrefacto
- tostar
- tostada
- tostado
- tostadura
- turca
- turco
- acabar
- aguado
- aroma
- asentar
English:
admit
- all-night
- bean
- black
- brew
- coffee
- coffee bean
- coffee break
- coffee cup
- coffee grinder
- coffee house
- coffee table
- cold
- espresso
- fancy
- filter coffee
- fix
- freeze-dried
- friendly
- get
- grind
- grinder
- ground
- how
- instant
- Irish coffee
- lace
- like
- make
- milky
- mill
- monotony
- mug
- or
- politely
- roast
- sip
- slot machine
- some
- spoon
- stir
- strong
- to
- weak
- what
- white
- will
- would
- all
- any
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café
nm
1. [bebida] coffee;
¿quieres un café? would you like a (cup of) coffee?
Comp
café americano large black coffee;
café cortado = coffee with a dash of milk;
café exprés expresso;
café expreso expresso;
café de filtro filter coffee;
café instantáneo instant coffee;
café irlandés Irish coffee;
café con leche coffee with milk or cream, Br white coffee;
café molido ground coffee;
Am café negro black coffee; Méx café de olla = coffee boiled with cinnamon and raw sugar; Andes café perfumado coffee with alcohol; Esp café solo expresso;
café soluble instant coffee;
Andes, Ven café tinto black coffee; RP café torrado high-roast coffee;
café torrefacto high-roast coffee;
café turco Turkish coffee;
café vienés = coffee topped with whipped cream
2. [cultivo] coffee;
una plantación de café a coffee plantation
3. [establecimiento] café, coffee shop
Comp
café bar = café where alcohol is also sold;
4. Fam [humor, genio]
tener mal café to be bad-tempered;
estar de mal café to be in a bad mood
5. RP Fam [rezongo] telling-off
adj inv
[color] coffee-coloured; Am [marrón] brown
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café
m
1 coffee
2 (bar) café
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café adj
: brown
ojos cafés: brown eyes
café nm
1) : coffee
2) : café
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café n
1. (bebida) coffee
me encanta el café I love coffee
2. (cafetería) cafe
quedemos en el café de la esquina let's meet in the cafe on the corner
café con leche white coffee / milky coffee
café solo small black coffee

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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