espresso


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to espresso: espresso maker

es·pres·so

(ĭ-sprĕs′ō, ĕ-sprĕs′ō) also ex·pres·so (ĭk-sprĕs′ō, ĕk-)
n. pl. es·pres·sos also ex·pres·sos
1. A strong coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through darkly roasted, finely ground coffee beans.
2. A serving of this beverage: ordered an espresso with dessert.

[Italian (caffè) espresso, espresso (coffee), past participle of esprimere, to press out, from Latin exprimere : ex-, ex- + premere, to press; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

espresso

(ɛˈsprɛsəʊ)
n, pl -sos
1. (Cookery) strong coffee made by forcing steam or boiling water through ground coffee beans
2. (Cookery) an apparatus for making coffee in this way
[C20: Italian, short for caffè espresso, literally: pressed coffee]

es•pres•so

(ɛˈsprɛs oʊ)

n.
a strong coffee prepared by forcing hot water through finely ground dark-roast coffee beans.
[1940–45; < Italian (caffè) espresso pressed (coffee)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.espresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beansespresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans
caffe latte, latte - strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
Translations
espresso

espresso

[esˈpresəʊ]
A. Ncafé m exprés
B. CPD espresso bar Ncafé m, cafetería f (donde se sirve café exprés)

espresso

[ɛˈsprɛsəʊ]
adj
espresso coffee → café m expresso
nexpresso mesprit de corps [ɛˌspriːdəkɔːr] nesprit m de corps

espresso

n espresso (coffee)Espresso m; espresso barEspresso (→ bar f) nt
References in periodicals archive ?
There is a less metaphorical soundtrack as well: as the previous coffee puck is banged noisily from the portafilter into the knockbox and the steam wand screeches, "Yes, your cappuccino is almost ready!" How many college students and Eurail Pass travelers first found that sirens call of aromas, mysterious noises and the immediately understandable flavors of great coffee and carefully steamed milk compellingly seductive and then succumbed, right there in their tracks to coffee--thanks, it must be admitted, to an espresso machine and the dance of preparation that goes on, continuously, around it.
M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Global Super Automatic Espresso Machines Market 2019 - 2025 - By Type, Component, Industry, Region
These are made with a cappuccino machine that share three common ingredients; espresso, steamed milk and foam.
Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "Portable Espresso Machines Market Forecast, Trend Analysis, & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2019 to 2029"report to their offering.
The concoction borrows the recipe for a classic gin and tonic, but leaves the Tanqueray at home in favor of either cold brew or a shot (or two) of espresso.
announced immediate availability of their patented Cold Brew Espresso both online and at local retailers throughout Southern Florida.
Dunkin' (formerly Dunkin' Donuts) has unveiled a new espresso experience for customers in its US restaurants.
July 17: Tom Kennedy sues Tom Smith and his Espresso LLC in Benton County Circuit Court seeking $308,000 owed on the October 2016 sale of shares in his coffee ventures.
It's spending more than $50 million to buy new espresso equipment and train its U.S.
Dunkin' said it is "now determined to be known for great-tasting espresso beverages.
The deal signed with Espresso Web is the first alliance of its kind for the online firm, and will see both firms increase their tailor-made products to a combined consumer database of almost 30,000 tradespeople.
Based on ratings, reviews and online comments, we picked the coffee, espresso and latte makers that are most functional and sublimely designed.