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n. Informal
1. Decaffeinated coffee.
2. A serving of decaffeinated coffee.

de′caf′ adj.
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1. (Cookery) decaffeinated coffee
2. (Cookery) decaffeinated
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1. decaffeinated coffee or tea.
2. decaffeinated.
[1980–85; by shortening]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decaf - coffee with the caffeine removed
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
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n abbr of decaffeinated (inf)Koffeinfreie(r) m (inf)
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[diːˈkæf] n abbr
1. adj (fam) → decaffeinato/a
2. ndecaffeinato
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According to the latest report added to the online repository of Wise Guys Reports (WGR) the global Decaf Coffee market has witnessed an unprecedented growth of 20% to 25% within the timeline of 2014 to 2019.
However, half drank decaf and the others drank caffeinated brew.
Its CBD coffee is available in the Colombian Supremo, Decaf Colombian Supremo and Italian Roast Espresso flavours.
So if you have an anxiety disorder, irritable bowel syndrome or heart disease, or if you take certain medications, watch your consumption or opt for decaf. And if you have acid reflux, you might want to skip coffee altogether because the acidity could exacerbate it.
Decaf coffee has been decaffeinated to remove the caffeine.
I was an early evangelist announcing to anyone who would listen I may stop drinking forever.Then I got a text from Dynamite "fancy meeting for a coffee".We discussed having a decaf then agreed it was pointless.
As she is on a Blood Type Diet - which allows you to eat only foods good for your blood group - Nerry cannot drink tea or coffee, decaf or regular, no Cheddar cheese, but can eat Mozarella.She substitutes rice-milk or almond milk for cow's milk.
For its part, Hain Celestial Group has introduced Sleepy-time decaf lemon jasmine green tea.
The coffee mix is available in regular, decaf, flavored and latte varieties, while the tea mix is sweetened with Splenda and available in black, green, Earl Grey, decaf and mint varieties.
Women who drink coffee, whether decaf or regular, have a lower risk of gout, a painful condition in which uric acid crystals accumulate in joints.