black coffee

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A cup of black coffee.



black coffee (countable and uncountable, plural black coffees)

  1. Coffee served as a beverage without cream or milk.
    Synonym: café noir
    • 1966, Jacqueline Susann, Valley of the Dolls, pages 305–306:
      It wasn't enough. They'd be able to rouse her with black coffee.
    • 2005, Mark F. Sohn, Appalachian Home Cooking, page 36:
      Boiled, percolated, pressed, or filtered, black coffee ranges from a light tea-like drink to deep black brew.