Definition of macchiato
: espresso topped with a thin layer of foamed milk
Recent Examples of macchiato from the Web
A bottle of caramel syrup could likewise be taxed on the number of ounces of caramel macchiatos created after mixing the syrup with milk and espresso.
DRINKS: Espresso drinks include macchiatos, cappuccinos and lattes.
O.K, maybe a caramel macchiato at Starbucks, but then, definitely, on the road to happiness and fulfillment.
And for those who are more of the espresso and macchiato sorts, there's also a quick walk to Caffè Borsari, one of the oldest cafes in the city, for a mid-day pick-me-up.
In the meantime, the notion of strolling ancient Roman streets with a macchiato in hand—
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Origin and Etymology of macchiato
Italian, short for caffè macchiato literally, coffee with a spot (of milk)
First Known Use: 1987See Words from the same year
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