affogato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Italian

Noun[edit]

affogato (plural affogati or affogatos)

  1. A drink or dessert topped with espresso, and sometimes also with caramel sauce or chocolate sauce
    • 1970, Kate Simon, Italy: the places in between[1], Harper & Row, page 196:
      A good place for watching this harried, inchoate process is the café nearest the church, whose specialty is affogato (stifled or suffocated or drowned).

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

affogato m (feminine affogata, masculine plural affogati, feminine plural affogate)

  1. past participle of affogare

Adjective[edit]

affogato m (feminine affogata, masculine plural affogati, feminine plural affogate)

  1. drowned
  2. poached (cooking)