French pressFrench press
A coffeemaker with a cylindrical carafe and a plunger that is used to push the ground beans to the bottom of the carafe after the coffee has been brewed.
(plural French presses)
- (Bodybuilding) A triceps exercise involving lying face up and lifting a barbell; lying triceps extensions.
- (US) A coffee plunger; a cafetiÃ¨re.
In American coffee shops, “French press" coffee may refer either to an individual plunger of coffee made to order, or to previously prepared press coffee dispensed from a thermos.