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hawaii | coffee |

As a proper noun hawaii

is .

As a noun coffee is

a beverage made by infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water.

As an adjective coffee is

of a pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.

As a verb coffee is

to drink coffee.



(wikipedia Hawaii)

Alternative forms


Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • An Oceanian state of the United States of America. The capital is Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. It is the fiftieth state to join the United States. The nickname is the Aloha State. It is located from 19° to 23° N latitude, with the eight main islands from 155° to 162° W longitude and including many smaller islands extending westward.
  • A chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean between North America and Oceania. Also called the (Hawaiian Islands) and formerly the Sandwich Islands. The larger islands are:
  • Kauai ()
    Hawaii (, the Big Island)
    Lanai ()
    Molokai ()
    Oahu ()
  • The proper name of the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, also called the Big Island. The Big Island lies southeast of the other islands.
  • Usage notes

    The standard spelling in the islands is indicates a glottal stop or phonemic glide.

    Derived terms

    * HA * Hawaiian * hawaiite

    See also






    (wikipedia coffee)


  • A beverage made by infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water.
  • *, II.5.1.v:
  • The Turks have a drink called coffa (for they use no wine), so named of a berry as black as soot, and as bitter.
  • *
  • *:"He was here," observed Drina composedly, "and father was angry with him." ¶ "What?" exclaimed Eileen. "When?" ¶ "This morning, before father went downtown." ¶ Both Selwyn and Lansing cut in coolly, dismissing the matter with a careless word or two; and coffee was served—cambric tea in Drina's case.
  • *2008 , Agnes Poirier, The Guardian , 12 April:
  • *:As I sip a coffee at Brasserie Balzar, two well-known intellectuals, one publisher and a Sorbonne professor were discussing Sarkozy's future: "He won't finish his mandate" says one.
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  • The seeds of the plant used to make coffee, misnamed ‘beans’ due to their shape.
  • A tropical plant of the genus Coffea .
  • (rft-sense) A pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.
  • :
  • The end of the meal—when coffee is usually served.
  • :
  • Synonyms

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  • Of a pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.
  • Derived terms

    * black coffee * coffee-and * coffee bag * coffee bar * coffee bean * coffee break * coffee cake, coffeecake * coffee cup * coffee essense * coffee grinder * coffeehouse * coffee klatch, coffee klatsch * coffee machine * coffee maker, coffeemaker * coffee mill * coffee morning * coffee pot, coffeepot * coffee room * coffee royal * coffee rust * coffee shop * coffee spoon * coffee table * coffee-table book * coffee tree/coffeetree * drip coffee * filter coffee * Gaelic coffee * iced coffee * instant coffee * Irish coffee * Kentucky coffee tree * Turkish coffee * wake up and smell the coffee

    See also

    * arabica * cappuccino * * * cafeteria * * * * * coffea * decaf * demitasse * eccoccino * espresso * espresso breve * flat white * frappuccino * java * kaffeeklatsch * latte * long black * macchiato * mocha * mochaccino * robusta * short black * speedball * Tia Maria *


  • To drink coffee.
  • * 1839 , Thomas Chandler Haliburton, The Clockmaker
  • I rushed into my cabin, coffeed , wined, and went to bed sobbing.
  • * 2010 , Patrick Day, Too Late in the Afternoon: One Man's Triumph Over Depression
  • It was exactly 11 a.m. We had been coffeeing for one hour, and our coffee cups were empty.