Definition of coffeehouse
: an establishment that sells coffee and usually other refreshments and that commonly serves as an informal club for its regular customers
Recent Examples of coffeehouse from the Web
Nearly every restaurant, bar or coffeehouse with a few feet of sidewalk has a patio that’s just right for relaxing and people watching.
The village currently has no businesses, though there is talk of establishing a coffeehouse.
The evening coffeehouse is open to all veterans and a guest.
According to his official biography, McGuinn — inspired by the rise of the Beatles — began playing folk tunes to a rock beat in the coffeehouses of New York City's Greenwich Village before the Byrds formed.
Modern financial markets were born in the coffeehouses of Amsterdam and London.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'coffeehouse'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of coffeehouse
COFFEEHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coffeehouse for English Language Learners
: a business that sells coffee and usually other drinks and refreshments
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up coffeehouse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).