cup of coffee

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Based on the idea that the player was only there long enough to have a cup of coffee.

Noun[edit]

cup of coffee ‎(uncountable)

  1. (baseball) When a minor league player comes up to the major league team for a short period of time.
    I was up for a cup of coffee once; those were the best six days of my career.
  2. (figuratively) One’s personal preference.

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