Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small cup, as of coffee served after dinner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small cup for, or of, black coffee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream
  • noun small coffee cup; for serving black coffee

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Examples

  • No, no ... it's all about the demi-tasse of piping hot, pitch black espresso for him.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • References: le brouillard (m) = fog; demitasse (or demi-tasse, literally "half cup"); Dolcetto = a wine grape variety grown in northern Italy; bagna cauda (literally "hot bath") = a warm sauce (anchovies, olive oil, and garlic) for bread and boiled/roasted vegetables

    French Word-A-Day:

  • This hot chocolate -- served in a demi-tasse, with accompanying dish of fresh whipped cream -- was thick and intense, with a hint of spice.

    The Best Kept Secret in Seattle: Sweet & Savory in Mount Baker

  • French Vocabulary le brouillard= fog demitasse or demi-tasse, literally "half cup"

    brouillard - French Word-A-Day

  • French Vocabulary le brouillard= fog demitasse or demi-tasse, literally "half cup"

    French Word-A-Day:

  • This hot chocolate -- served in a demi-tasse, with accompanying dish of fresh whipped cream -- was thick and intense, with a hint of spice.

    The Best Kept Secret in Seattle: Sweet & Savory in Mount Baker

  • Marie-Françoise = Read a story written by my French aunt; le brouillard (m) = fog; demitasse (or demi-tasse, literally "half cup");

    French Word-A-Day:

  • This hot chocolate -- served in a demi-tasse, with accompanying dish of fresh whipped cream -- was thick and intense, with a hint of spice.

    Seattle Bon Vivant:

  • I drink Spritzers just like Mr Slim but in a pint glass not demi-tasse.

    Euro-Girlie

  • This hot chocolate -- served in a demi-tasse, with accompanying dish of fresh whipped cream -- was thick and intense, with a hint of spice.

    Independent Food Festival Awards

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