[kaw-fee-pot, kof-ee-]


a container, usually with a handle and a spout or lip, in which coffee is made or served, or both.

Origin of coffeepot

First recorded in 1695–1705; coffee + pot1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Examples from the Web for coffeepot

Historical Examples of coffeepot

  • "Lucky I didn't empty my coffeepot," said the voice cheerfully.

    The Innocent Adventuress

    Mary Hastings Bradley

  • The coffeepot on the tray was silver; the cups, fine china; the napkins, linen.

    Ten From Infinity

    Paul W. Fairman

  • In his confusion he upset the coffeepot and spilled half its contents.

    The Shadow Passes

    Roy J. Snell

  • Scotty put down the coffeepot and mugs he was carrying and shook hands.

    The Flying Stingaree

    Harold Leland Goodwin

  • Then the woman came silently forward, a coffeepot in her hand.

    Gordon Craig

    Randall Parrish

British Dictionary definitions for coffeepot



a pot in which coffee is brewed or served
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