Definition of coffee-colored in US English:

coffee-colored

adjective

  • Having a light brown color like that of milky coffee.

    ‘coffee-colored creek water’
    ‘he was wearing a coffee-colored jacket’
    • ‘Its sauce—a bold, coffee-colored liquid—mashes ginger, palm sugar, garlic, apples, and sesame oil.’
    • ‘The water reeked, was coffee-colored, and had a pungent overtone because of waste from the nearby pulp-and-paper mill.’
    • ‘From birth I have been blessed with a coffee-coloured birth mark near my mouth.’
    • ‘The coffee-colored interior of our test car looked clean and modern.’
    • ‘It is a good job I was wearing coffee-coloured trousers when the ball hit my cup and sent it flying in my direction.’
    • ‘She'd pulled her coffee-colored curls into a pile on top of her head with a few stray ringlets making their escape.’
    • ‘Coffee-colored floodwaters cascaded downstream from the Colorado Rockies on Friday.’
    • ‘Our Deluxe room on the 23rd floor was spacious, with modern decor of coffee-coloured walls, a tall leather headboard, and curtains in a brown satin fabric.’
    • ‘She opted for a pretty coffee-colored lipstick paired with dark liner and soft shadow.’
    • ‘Seemingly endless rain turned the normally scenic rivers and creeks into coffee-colored rapids.’
    • ‘The interior is light coffee-coloured leather with matching carpets.’
    • ‘I'm in a white teeshirt and coffee-colored cotton shorts.’

Pronunciation

coffee-colored

/ˈkôfēˌkələrd//ˈkɔfiˌkələrd/