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Definition of "decaf" [decaf]

  • Informal Decaffeinated coffee. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "decaf" in a sentence
  • "In the U.S. you can get some pretty great decaf from a number of sources: the aforementioned Terroir Coffee for lighter roasts, and for deeply-roasted plunger pot or espresso-style decaf try the Sumatra or any other decaf from Peets (www."
  • "First off, let me say that I made the discovery that now one or two cups of caffeine are considered okay, so I am just limiting myself to one caffeinated beverage a day, and then I figure that leaves me room for little incidentals like the traces of caffeine found in decaf, in chocolate, and in the espresso powder that I've been sprinkling on my ice cream along with chocolate syrup (which, btw, makes for a passable imitation of the base of a cappucino skor blizzard, in case you are in need of one, just so you know)."
  • "Numi Tea is seems hit and miss thus far — their vanilla decaf was absolutely nondescript yesterday, but their genmaicha, Toasted Rice Green, was decent, well-rounded and sweet, as all genmaicha are."