- Pousse-caf'e Pousse"-ca`f['e]", n. [F., fr. pousser to push + caf['e] coffee.] A drink served after coffee at dinner, usually one of several liqueurs, or cordials, of different specific gravities poured so as to remain separate in layers; hence, such a drink of cordials served at any time. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.