macchiato

noun
mac·​chi·​a·​to | \ ˌmä-kē-ˈä-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce macchiato (audio) \

Definition of macchiato

: espresso topped with a thin layer of foamed milk

Examples of macchiato in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make sure to stop at Salto in Nederland to refuel on pecan sandies and a macchiato for the big ring push down Magnolia Road to the Boulder Creek Path to complete the circuit. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 25 Mar. 2019 Even if the world was upside down, Eisen’s regulars could still count on their caramel macchiato. Eisen’s life, though, felt anything but normal. Greg Jaffe, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Feb. 2022 Even if the world was upside down, Eisen’s regulars could still count on their caramel macchiato. Eisen’s life, though, felt anything but normal. Greg Jaffe, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Feb. 2022 Even if the world was upside down, Eisen’s regulars could still count on their caramel macchiato. Eisen’s life, though, felt anything but normal. Greg Jaffe, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Feb. 2022 Even if the world was upside down, Eisen’s regulars could still count on their caramel macchiato. Eisen’s life, though, felt anything but normal. Greg Jaffe, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Feb. 2022 The bakery giant’s Boost Jumbo Donettes, which the company plans to ship out this month, will come in two flavors — chocolate mocha and caramel macchiato. Washington Post, 18 Feb. 2022 Even if the world was upside down, Eisen’s regulars could still count on their caramel macchiato. Eisen’s life, though, felt anything but normal. Greg Jaffe, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Feb. 2022 Even if the world was upside down, Eisen’s regulars could still count on their caramel macchiato. Eisen’s life, though, felt anything but normal. Greg Jaffe, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of macchiato

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macchiato

Italian, short for caffè macchiato literally, coffee with a spot (of milk)

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Last Updated

16 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Macchiato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macchiato. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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