Definitions for cafekæˈfeɪ, kə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•fékæˈfeɪ, kə-(n.)(pl.)-fés or -fes.

or ca•fe

  1. a restaurant, often with an enclosed or outdoor section extending onto the sidewalk.

  2. a restaurant, usu. small and unpretentious.

  3. a barroom, cabaret, or nightclub.

Origin of café:

1780–90; < F: lit., coffee

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cafe, coffeehouse, coffee shop, coffee bar(noun)

    a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold


  1. cafe(Noun)

    A coffee shop; an establishment selling coffee and sometimes other drinks or snacks, with a facility to consume them on the premises.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cafe(noun)

    a coffeehouse; a restaurant; also, a room in a hotel or restaurant where coffee and liquors are served

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. CAFE

    A place where the public pays the proprietor for the privilege of tipping the waiters for something to eat.

Translations for cafe

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a (usually small) shop where meals and (non-alcoholic) drinks are served.

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