café


café

noun

Definition of CAFÉ

1
a bar or restaurant offering special nighttime entertainment (as music, dancing, or comedy acts) <the café presents nationally known jazz performers in an intimate setting>
Synonyms bistro, boîte, cabaret, café (also cafe), club, nightspot, nitery (also niterie), roadhouse, supper club
Related Words a-go-go, disco, discotheque (or discothéque); barroom, pub [chiefly British], public house [chiefly British], saloon, tavern; clip joint [slang], dive, honky-tonk, key club, speakeasy; canteen, watering hole, watering place
2
a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises <a speakeasy that became a fashionable café with the repeal of prohibition>
Synonyms bar, café (also cafe), cantina [Southwest], dramshop, gin mill, grogshop [chiefly British], pub, public house [chiefly British], saloon, taproom, tavern, watering hole, watering place
3
a public establishment where meals are served to paying customers for consumption on the premises <they met at a little café in Paris>
Synonyms beanery, café (also cafe), caff [British], diner, eatery, grill

Variants of CAFÉ

café also cafe

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