Cafe meaning

kă-fā, kə-
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A restaurant serving coffee and other beverages along with baked goods or light meals.
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A coffee shop; an establishment that sells coffee and sometimes other drinks, snacks, or simple meals, with a facility to consume them on the premises.
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A barroom.
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A French pub.
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(South Africa) A convenience store, originally one that sold coffee and similar basic items.
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(nonstandard, primarily used when ‘é’ is not easily typed) Alternative form of café: alternative form of cafe.
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The definition for cafe is a place of business where a limited variety of food, beverage and snack items are offered in a casual atmosphere.

An example of cafe is a small establishment where local shoppers would order a sandwich and coffee.

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A restaurant serving coffee and other beverages along with baked goods or light meals.
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A coffeehouse.
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A small restaurant, esp. one serving alcoholic drinks and sometimes providing entertainment.
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Origin of cafe

  • French coffee, café from Italian caffè coffee from Ottoman Turkish qahve coffee

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French coffee, café from Italian caffè coffee from Ottoman Turkish qahve coffee

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French café (“coffee; coffee shop”).

    From Wiktionary

  • The apostrophe ' attempts to represent the accent over the e.

    From Wiktionary