coffee maker

\ ˈkȯ-fē-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce coffee maker (audio) , ˈkä-\
variants: or less commonly coffeemaker

Definition of coffee maker

: a utensil or appliance in which coffee is brewed

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One night in 2012, Jim set the automatic coffee maker for his morning cup, went to bed and never woke up. Heather Gillers, WSJ, "‘I Was Hoping to Be Retired’: The Cost of Supporting Parents and Adult Children," 16 Nov. 2018 So, unlike your favorite coffee maker, your beer won't brew instantly. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Brew Your Own Beer At Home So Easily With LG's New HomeBrew Device," 9 Jan. 2019 Kohl's Target isn't the only retailer celebrating an entire Cyber Week, Kohl's is also holding an extended promotion offering deals on a wide variety of products like ASICS sneakers, Keurig coffee makers, Dyson vacuums and Lauren Conrad sheet sets. Alex Watt, Redbook, "The Best Days for Holiday Shopping Deals Beyond Black Friday," 3 Dec. 2018 Ease your marital growing pains by investing in a coffee maker that can help streamline getting out of the house. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "The 7 Most Important Kitchen Items to Have on Your Wedding Registry," 16 Oct. 2018 Quinn brought a French press coffee maker from home and stuffed the 12-ounce glass vessel with marshmallows, brownies and cinnamon. Josh Noel,, "You can make your own pastry stout at Beer Temple. But should you? We test it out," 11 May 2018 Units boast 100-year-old Turkmen rugs, Bosch washer and dryers and Chemex coffee makers. Katy Mclaughlin, WSJ, "The Luxury Hotels America’s Wealthy and Powerful Call Home," 27 Sep. 2018 The verdict was the end of a case brought in 2010 by a small nonprofit organization called the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, which alleged that Starbucks and 90 or so other coffee makers did not inform coffee drinkers of the risk. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "After coffee brewhaha, CA fears cancer warnings have “gone seriously wrong”," 16 Aug. 2018 The stainless steel thermal carafe looks like a serving piece, not a coffee maker accessory. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "OXO Barista Brain #8710100 Coffee Maker," 4 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of coffee maker

1848, in the meaning defined above

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