pousse-caf'e

Pousse-caf\'e

Pousse"-ca`f['e]"\, n. [F., fr. pousser to push + caf['e] coffee.] A drink served after coffee at dinner, usually one of several liqueurs, or cordials, of different specific gravities poured so as to remain separate in layers; hence, such a drink of cordials served at any time.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pousse café
Next Definition: pousse-cafe
Words Near: pousse-caf'e
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pousse-caf'e
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pousse-caf'e
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature