- Also cof·fee·mak·er. an apparatus for brewing coffee; coffeepot.
- a person or company that blends, roasts, or brews coffee.
Origin of coffee maker
First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for coffee maker
He would usually watch the coffee-maker with bright, interested eyes.Pariah Planet
The coffee on the fire came to the boil, the coffee-maker poured it back into the original pot, which he again set on the ashes.
The coffee on the fire boiled up; we straightened ourselves in expectation as the coffee-maker reached out his hand.
The coffee-maker dropped them into the spoon, for which he had raked out a hole in the ashes.