hot coffee served with an equal amount of hot or scalded milk.
a light brown color.
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How to use café au lait in a sentence
Boyfriend, a New Orleans-based rapper who prefers not to reveal her real name, gets up from her decaf cafe au lait.
She strutted down the red carpet the color of cafe au lait—except for her white ears and the big white spots behind them.
We walked across and, entering the flagged kitchen, asked for "cafe au lait.""Over There" with the Australians | R. Hugh Knyvett
The head was small and the body flattened, the legs were long and slender, the skin fine, and the hair the color of cafe au lait.In Search of the Castaways | Jules Verne
Hear you're no end of a choice thing with the cafe au lait gang.The Imitator | Percival Pollard
As to your meals, I could provide your cafe au lait in the morning, but I can't undertake to cook for you.No Surrender! | G. A. Henty
Ever since a child she had always been in the habit of jumping out of bed as soon as she had drunk her cafe au lait.The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8) | Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
British Dictionary definitions for café au lait
coffee with milk
a light brown colour
(as modifier): café-au-lait brocade
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