[ kaw-fee-kuhl-erd, kof-ee- ]

  1. having the medium-brown color of coffee mixed with cream or milk; moderately brown.

Origin of coffee-colored

First recorded in 1685–95

Words Nearby coffee-colored Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use coffee-colored in a sentence

  • He had thrashed the coffee-colored Angel: he could thrash or take a thrashing from any one.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson
  • "Here he comes," said the coffee-colored Angel, moving swiftly away.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson
  • "Say it for me," said the coffee-colored Angel, with his hand to his ear.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson
  • "He certainly should prove it," said the coffee-colored Angel anxiously.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson
  • At this moment the awful wreck of the coffee-colored Angel limped up.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson