affogato

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian affogato.

Noun[edit]

affogato (plural affogati or affogatos)

  1. A drink or dessert (especially ice-cream) topped with espresso, and sometimes also with caramel sauce or chocolate sauce

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. past participle of affogare

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. drowned
  2. poached (cooking), or otherwise cooked in a sauce
  3. (chess) checkmated, in a corner of the board, by a knight

Noun[edit]

affogato m (plural affogati)

  1. ice-cream served with a syrup or sauce