Definition of mocha
1a (1) : a superior Arabian coffee consisting of small green or yellowish beans (2) : a coffee of superior qualityb : a flavoring made of a strong coffee infusion or of a mixture of cocoa or chocolate with coffee
2 : a pliable suede-finished glove leather from African sheepskins
3 : a dark chocolate-brown color
Recent Examples of mocha from the Web
Ice cream aromas abound, as with the cherry-vanilla and chocolate-mocha aromatics found in this pleasingly plump and plummy red wine.
Be on the look out for quirky flavors of the day such as mocha chunk, orange creamsicle and chocolate peanut butter.
Haagen-Dazs also recently introduced four non-dairy ice creams including mocha chocolate cookie.
Either the Black Forest Mocha or the Snickers mocha will provide your caffeine fix.
Try others in flavors like chocolate, vanilla, banana, mocha, blueberry, and more.
The Colombian chain has flavors like dulce de leche as well as some standards — mocha, vanilla and cinnamon.
Ginny McE. found Almay's mocha for under $6 at Wal-Mart.
The drizzle is more complicated: eight pumps of white mocha, three pumps of toasted coconut, and three scoops of matcha powder, blended and swirled around the cup.
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Origin and Etymology of mocha
First Known Use: 1773See Words from the same year
MOCHA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mocha for English Language Learners
: a drink that is a mixture of coffee and chocolate
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