(chiefly US, of a cup of coffee) Larger than grande, usually 20 ounces.
(chiefly US) A cup of coffee larger than grande, usually 20 ounces.
Origin of venti
From the Italianventi (“twenty”), due to being twenty ounces in size.
Venti Sentence Examples
In the course of time the centres of radiation of all these groups had imposed upon them ornate rose dei venti, or windroses, such as may still be seen upon our compass-cards.
Leading from this piazza is the Via Venti Settembre, a broad, handsome street laid out since 1887, leading south-east to the Ponte Pila, the central bridge over the Bisagno.
The construction of the Via Venti Settembre gave occasion for the discovery of a number of tombs, 85 in all, the bulk of which dated from the end of the 5th and the 4th centuries B.C. The bodies had in all cases been cremated, and were buried in small shaft graves, the interment itself being covered by a slab of limestone.