café: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ka-fā', ku- or, esp. for 4, Fr. ka-fā'), [key]
— pl. -fés
  1. a restaurant, often with an enclosed or outdoor section extending onto the sidewalk.
  2. a restaurant, usually small and unpretentious.
  3. a barroom, cabaret, or nightclub.
  4. coffee.


Pronunciation: (ka-fā', ku-), [key]
— n.
  1. a U.S. federally mandated standard of average minimum miles-per-gallon fuel consumption for all the cars produced by an automobile manufacturer in a given year.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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