Simple Definition of cappuccino
: a drink of strong coffee (called espresso) that has a bubbly layer of hot milk on top
Full Definition of cappuccino
: espresso coffee topped with frothed hot milk or cream and often flavored with cinnamon
Examples of cappuccino
We stopped for dessert and cappuccinos.
Origin of cappuccino
Italian, literally, Capuchin; from the likeness of its color to that of a Capuchin's habit
First Known Use: 1893
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up cappuccino? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).