Definition of cappuccino
: espresso coffee topped with frothed hot milk or cream and often flavored with cinnamon
Examples of cappuccino in a sentence
We stopped for dessert and cappuccinos.
Origin and Etymology of cappuccino
Italian, literally, Capuchin; from the likeness of its color to that of a Capuchin's habit
First Known Use: 1893
CAPPUCCINO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cappuccino for English Language Learners
: a drink of strong coffee (called espresso) that has a bubbly layer of hot milk on top
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