coffee hour
noun Date: 1867 1. a usually fixed occasion of informal meeting and chatting at which refreshments are served 2. coffee break

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  • coffee hour — noun 1. : a usually fixed occasion of informal meeting and chatting at which coffee and other refreshment is served 2. : coffee break * * * 1. an informal gathering of people at which coffee and refreshments are served. 2. See coffee break. [1950 …   Useful english dictionary

  • coffee hour — {n.} A time for coffee or other refreshments after a meeting; a time to meet people and have refreshments. * /After the business meeting we had a coffee hour./ * /The Joneses had a coffee hour so their visitor could meet their neighbors./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • coffee hour — {n.} A time for coffee or other refreshments after a meeting; a time to meet people and have refreshments. * /After the business meeting we had a coffee hour./ * /The Joneses had a coffee hour so their visitor could meet their neighbors./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • coffee\ hour — noun A time for coffee or other refreshments after a meeting; a time to meet people and have refreshments. After the business meeting we had a coffee hour. The Joneses had a coffee hour so their visitor could meet their neighbors …   Словарь американских идиом

  • coffee hour — 1. an informal gathering of people at which coffee and refreshments are served. 2. See coffee break. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • coffee — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Italian & Turkish; Italian caffè, from Turkish kahve, from Arabic qahwa Date: 1598 1. a. a beverage made by percolation, infusion, or decoction from the roasted and ground seeds of a coffee plant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hour — See: AFTER HOURS, ALL HOURS, COFFEE HOUR, ON THE HOUR, ZERO HOUR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hour — See: AFTER HOURS, ALL HOURS, COFFEE HOUR, ON THE HOUR, ZERO HOUR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hour — See: after hours, all hours, coffee hour, on the hour, zero hour …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Coffee Bean Bears — Type Privately held company Industry Manufacturing, retail Founded 2003 Headquarters Miami, Florida Key people Christophe …   Wikipedia

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