[chaw-kuh-lit, chok-uh-, chawk-lit, chok-]



made, flavored, or covered with chocolate: chocolate cake; chocolate ice cream.
having the color of chocolate; dark-brown.

Nearby words

  1. chockablock,
  2. chocker,
  3. chockstone,
  4. choco,
  5. chocoholic,
  6. chocolate cyst,
  7. chocolate milk,
  8. chocolate soldier,
  9. chocolate tree,
  10. chocolate-box

Origin of chocolate

1595–1605; < Spanish < Nahuatl chocolātl

Related formschoc·o·lat·y, choc·o·lat·ey, adjective

Can be confusedcacao chocolate coca cocoa coke Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chocolaty

British Dictionary definitions for chocolaty



a food preparation made from roasted ground cacao seeds, usually sweetened and flavoured
a drink or sweetmeat made from this
  1. a moderate to deep brown colour
  2. (as adjective)a chocolate carpet
Derived Formschocolaty, adjective

Word Origin for chocolate

C17: from Spanish, from Aztec xocolatl, from xococ sour, bitter + atl water

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Word Origin and History for chocolaty


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