Definition of long black in English:

long black


Australian, NZ
  • A type of coffee made by adding a shot of espresso to hot water.

    ‘coffee drinkers relax with their lattes, cappuccinos, long blacks, and flat whites’
    • ‘I noticed a pattern as I was gazing over the pages at with my long black at Midnight Espresso the other day.’
    • ‘She thinks she wants milk, but really she wants a long black?’
    • ‘She walks past, takeaway long black in hand, and overhears the end of Gene's statement.’
    • ‘I'd like a long black, if I could.’
    • ‘In his nervous state, Rove forgot the order and asked for a long black with one.’