choc·​o·​laty | \ ˈchä-k(ə-)lə-tē How to pronounce chocolaty (audio) , ˈchȯ- \
variants: or chocolatey

Definition of chocolaty

: made of or like chocolate also : having a rich chocolate flavor

Examples of chocolaty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Luckily, these tiny, salty, chocolaty cookies fit the bill. Alison Roman, New York Times, "It’s Not Entertaining. It’s Having People Over.," 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, "The First U.S. Importer, Roaster, and Distributor of Vietnamese Coffee Talks of Shifting Industry," 29 Sep. 2019 Have toppings mixed in on the marble top, including candy, fruit, nuts or chocolaty snacks. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Treat yourself on a hot summer day to any of these seven frozen treat shops in the Milwaukee suburbs," 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, "Follow the French: A look at the French influence on cuisine around the world," 2 Aug. 2019 Enjoy a weekend of food pairings, demonstrations, dinners and more chocolaty events in Kohler Feb. 16-18. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Book Across the Bay, Bar Stool Races and more to do around Wisconsin this week," 11 Feb. 2018 Many sweet treats also offer this snooze-boosting benefit (even including some chocolaty ones!). Rachel Morris, Woman's Day, "8 Delicious Desserts That Can Help You Sleep Better Than Ever," 27 Aug. 2015 For generations, Americans have been crediting the people of Germany with the rich, chocolaty deliciousness of the German chocolate cake. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "WATCH: It Turns Out That German Chocolate Cake Is Actually From Texas, Not Germany!," 9 May 2018 These two-biters are just fudgy and chocolaty enough to satisfy a sweet tooth craving. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "Salted Chocolate–Tahini Bliss Balls," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of chocolaty

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Chocolaty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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