Kaffeesatzlesen

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Kaffeesatz (coffee grounds) +‎ Lesen (reading)

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Kaffeesatzlesen n (genitive Kaffeesatzlesens, no plural)

  1. tasseography; coffee ground reading; tea leaf reading (predicting the future by reading the grounds left in a cup, especially of coffee)
  2. (figuratively) pointless speculation or prediction about future events

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