drip coffee

  1. a beverage prepared in a vessel in which boiling water filters from a top compartment through the coffee into a pot below.

Origin of drip coffee

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

Words Nearby drip coffee

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How to use drip coffee in a sentence

  • “The fellows that work the logs on the river have their own kind of coffee that they call drip coffee,” said Felix.

  • The coffee should be ground to medium fineness for boiled coffee, to a finer powder for the percolated and drip coffee.

  • drip coffee is made in a funnel or a cup-shaped device which is suspended in a coffee pot (Fig. 117).

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