Meaning of “carafe” in the English Dictionary


"carafe" in English

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carafenoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈræf/ us /kəˈræf/

Examples from literature

  • He poured out another glass of cognac from the graduated carafe in front of him and sipped it slowly. 
  • I noticed a carafe of brandy and a siphon by the bedside. 
  • On the table stood a carafe with water. 
  • Then he reached the water carafe and set it beside them. 
  • Wine is served to him in carafes of crystal. 

(Definition of “carafe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carafe" in American English

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carafenoun [ C ]

us /kəˈræf, -ˈrɑf/

(Definition of “carafe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)