/ɒnwiː kɔːtɑːdəʊ/ Ennui Cortado

ennui (‘ɒnwiː) n. a feeling of listlessness and general dissatisfaction resulting from lack of activity or excitement. [C18: < F: apathy, < OF enui annoyance, vexation]


cortado (kɔː’tɑːdəʊ) n. a drink of espresso coffee with a small amount of steamed milk. [<Sp. café cortado, ‘cut coffee’, from cortar ‘to cut]


Harper Collins, 1993. Collins Shorter English Dictionary. 1st ed. Glasgow: Harper Collins Publishers.


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