Espresso - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eˈspresoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word espresso
Brit.  |ɛˈsprɛsəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word espresso

noun

- strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans

Examples

Could I have an espresso, please?

I'll have a double espresso, please.

She ordered a quadruple espresso.

He ordered a triple espresso.

Espresso coffee is usually a blend of several different types of coffee beans.

tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso

Word forms

noun
singular: espresso
plural: espressos
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