estaminet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French estaminet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛˈstæmɪneɪ/, /ɛstæmɪˈneɪ/

Noun[edit]

estaminet (plural estaminets)

  1. A small café or bar.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 589:
      Kit [...] went in a little estaminet, and sat over in a corner with a twelve-centime glass of beer, reviewing the situation.