Pousse-cafe meaning

po͝oskă-fā
A drink consisting of several liqueurs of different densities, poured to form differently colored layers.
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A brandy or liqueur served after dinner with coffee.
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A liqueur drunk with after-dinner coffee.
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A drink consisting of several liqueurs poured to form separate layers in a small, slender glass.
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Origin of pousse-cafe

  • French pousser to push (from Old French poussette) café coffee café

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