noun 1. a small, usually inexpensive, restaurant where refreshments and light meals are served. noun 1. a shop where coffee is sold or drunk
noun 1. a low table, usually placed in front of a sofa, for holding ashtrays, snack bowls, glasses, magazines, etc. noun 1. a low table, on which newspapers, etc, may be placed and coffee served 2. (modifier) implying an emphasis on appearance and style over substance: coffee-table music
noun 1. a small spoon used with demitasse cups.
- Coffee-table book
[kaw-fee tey-buh l, kof-ee-] /ˈkɔ fi ˌteɪ bəl, ˈkɒf i-/ noun 1. an oversize, expensive, and usually illustrated book suitable for displaying, as on a coffee table.