cortado

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish cortado (cut).

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Noun[edit]

cortado (plural cortados)

  1. A cup of espresso served with warm milk.
    • 2009, Chris Haslam, Twelve-Step Fandango, Zondervan (→ISBN), page 93:
      We ordered a couple of shots and a couple of cortados and sat by the narrow, unglazed arch that overlooked the reservoir. 'To Yvan,' he declared, and I raised my aguardiente to his, chinking glasses to the insincere memory of [Yvan].
    • 2021, Florencia Mallon, Beyond the Ties of Blood, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN)
      " [] and a couple of espressos. Make the lady's a cortado, you know, the way you add just a touch of steamed milk."

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of cortar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cortado (feminine cortada, masculine plural cortados, feminine plural cortadas)

  1. cut
  2. chopped

Participle[edit]

cortado (feminine cortada, masculine plural cortados, feminine plural cortadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of cortar

Spanish[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koɾˈtado/, [koɾˈt̪a.ð̞o]

Adjective[edit]

cortado (feminine cortada, masculine plural cortados, feminine plural cortadas)

  1. (said of a writing style) choppy, disconnected
  2. chopped
  3. adjusted, proportioned
  4. thickened, coagulated
  5. shy
  6. (heraldry) divided into two equal parts horizontally, per fess
    Synonym: proporcionado

Noun[edit]

cortado m (plural cortados)

  1. a coffee or espresso with a small amount of warm milk added
    Synonyms: cortadito, (Venezuela) marrón

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Participle[edit]

cortado (feminine cortada, masculine plural cortados, feminine plural cortadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of cortar

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