choc·​o·​laty ˈchä-k(ə-)lə-tē How to pronounce chocolaty (audio)
variants or chocolatey
: made of or like chocolate
also : having a rich chocolate flavor

Examples of chocolaty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This leaner recipe is no less luscious and chocolaty, thanks to cocoa powder and dark chocolate. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2023 What’s most important: Balancing the sweet, salty and chocolaty flavors is crucial to a great chocolate chip cookie. Los Angeles Times, 20 Oct. 2022 High-elevation regions in Sri Lanka produce brisk Ceylon, for example, while Keemun teas from northern China are rich, chocolaty and weighty on the palate. Julia Bainbridge, Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2022 At the Rat Creek slide, the ocean below was still chocolaty with debris a week after the storm. Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Feb. 2021 Luckily, these tiny, salty, chocolaty cookies fit the bill. Alison Roman, New York Times, 7 Oct. 2019 In terms of flavor profile, the robusta variety boasts nearly two times the caffeine content of its counterpart and gives off a nutty, full, dark, chocolaty taste. Fortune, 29 Sep. 2019 Have toppings mixed in on the marble top, including candy, fruit, nuts or chocolaty snacks. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 June 2019 France introduced the coffee bean, and the Robusta variety grown in the south is famous for its distinctive, chocolaty flavor. Jim Kempton, Orange County Register, 2 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chocolaty was in 1881

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“Chocolaty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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