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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a chocolate/lemon etc cake (=a sponge cake with a chocolate etc flavour)
▪ She'd baked a chocolate cake for me.
cheese/chocolate etc spread
chocolate box
▪ He had grown tired of the chocolate box views.
chocolate brown
▪ He was wearing a chocolate brown pullover.
chocolate chip cookie
chocolate/strawberry etc flavour
▪ Does this milkshake come in a chocolate flavor?
drinking chocolate
hot chocolate
milk chocolate
plain chocolate
▪ Raspberry Ripple Cake combines vanilla ice-cream, raspberry sorbet, bitter chocolate and fresh raspberries.
▪ Ember, thumping down from the sunflower against the bitter chocolate of the Martian sky.
▪ The woman's dark like runny chocolate, her skin all smooth and beautiful.
▪ Like the people at Upchurch, Kubinski prefers dark chocolate to milk.
▪ Was the name of her former hair colouring: A dark beaver B chocolate kiss C coconut brown? 3.
▪ But there's a darker side to chocolate addiction.
▪ Mostly it was hot chocolate she made, warming the milk in a saucepan on the stove before mixing it.
▪ He always drank tea in the morning, and she, suffering from an ulcer, always drank hot chocolate.
▪ Phoebe made all three of them hot chocolate.
▪ Thwack the bottom but be careful not to get hot melted chocolate on your finger.
▪ If only I hadn't had that last cup of hot chocolate.
▪ The church-run concession was open, selling coffee and hot chocolate.
▪ We rode into the Place St Michel and sat in a café drinking hot chocolate.
▪ Books serves coffee and the tastiest hot chocolate in town.
▪ Slick shapes together with melted chocolate and decorate joins with piped chocolate.
▪ Dip them diagonally in melted white chocolate, leave to dry, then dip the other way in plain.
▪ Droplets of water can ruin melted chocolate, as can overheating.
▪ Spread white chocolate layer over plain chocolate in tin, then add remaining chocolate layer.
▪ Cool. 4 Melt the white and plain chocolate in separate bowls over hot water.
▪ Chill until set. 3 Melt the remaining plain chocolate and the white chocolate in separate bowls over hot water.
▪ Melt the remaining plain chocolate in a pan with the cream.
▪ Why couldn't those concerned realize that plain chocolate combined best with ice-cream?
▪ Mix cheeses. melt plain chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water.
▪ For the more sophisticated palate of adults, it's Häagen-Dazs ice cream and rich chocolate mousse.
▪ As he closed it behind her, the lingering aroma of rich chocolate emerged from the gloom around them.
▪ Although momentarily tempted by the seductively rich chocolate dessert Sabrina's willpower held firm and she gave it to Graham.
▪ Substantial slices of rich creamy chocolate gateau, also decorated with glacé cherries.
▪ Melt 3oz white chocolate, fold into cream.
▪ In milk chocolate, white chocolate and semisweet, it sells for $ 25.
▪ Spread white chocolate layer over plain chocolate in tin, then add remaining chocolate layer.
▪ Grate the remaining white chocolate and sprinkle on top.
▪ Cool. 4 Melt the white and plain chocolate in separate bowls over hot water.
▪ Make sure you melt the chocolate slowly, especially white chocolate.
▪ Try white chocolate instead of plain, and serve the ice with chocolate-dipped strawberries.
▪ Dip them diagonally in melted white chocolate, leave to dry, then dip the other way in plain.
▪ Your average chocolate bar, far from being the energy snack advertisers would have you believe, is loaded with fat.
▪ The chocolate bars are on Big Mal if they start with three points.
▪ Potato chips, fizzy drinks and chocolate bars are circulated.
▪ Philip held out the paper that the chocolate bar Lee had given him had been wrapped in.
▪ She set off about an hour later, the pockets of her waterproof stocked with chocolate bars against starvation.
▪ They're handing out drinks, chocolate bars and advice on resting from the road.
▪ If only there were a little chocolate bar we could give her.
▪ It's impossible to see the fat that's in a crisp, or biscuit, or chocolate bar.
▪ Wagers of chocolate biscuits were signed before the event: - would the Treasury beat the Felcourt girls?
▪ And I hope you like chocolate biscuits.
▪ Fenella offered to make her some hot sweet tea and fetch some chocolate biscuits from downstairs to comfort her.
▪ All those goodies from pork pies to chocolate biscuits had to be atoned.
▪ And it may tempt you into a mid-morning snack of chocolate biscuits or worse.
▪ Automatically, his hand went out for a chocolate biscuit.
▪ Chosen her as she sat drinking tea and eating chocolate biscuits and enjoying her small triumph.
▪ He came across her having a cup of tea and a chocolate biscuit in the canteen.
▪ Jars of boiled sweets, rusks, biscuit tins and chocolate boxes are on view.
▪ Main picture: Ulvik Fjord - real chocolate box views.
▪ I wouldn't want a pudding unless it was chocolate cake!
▪ They include using straw to make compost, paper ... and even chocolate cake.
▪ He's a little sceptical about the prospects for straw-based chocolate cake.
▪ Almost at once she was back again staggering under the weight of an enormous round chocolate cake on a china platter.
▪ That I was the absentee hostess and nobody like the chocolate cake we serve at the garden parties.
▪ I do try to keep away from fattening foods, but my greatest weakness is chocolate cake.
▪ I avoided the chocolate cake because I thought it looked a little sickly.
▪ Do I have to choose between goat's cheese and chocolate cake? as Queneau used to ask.
▪ I buy my six-pack and some chocolate chip cookies.
▪ Sprinkle the top evenly with chocolate chips and serve at once.
▪ Some of the people work in manufacturing, particularly in chocolate factories, railway works and printing.
▪ Work, rest and steal SWEET-TOOTHED thieves made off with 230,000 Mars Bars in a cheeky raid on the world-famous chocolate factory.
▪ My appetite dwindled and even my favourite food, milk chocolate, failed to raise my morale.
▪ In milk chocolate, white chocolate and semisweet, it sells for $ 25.
▪ SuperMario Mini rolls are chocolate flavoured mini rolls, covered in real milk chocolate, with a chocolate buttercream filling.
▪ For a dairy cake, you can use milk chocolate and butter.
▪ Stir one third into the hot milk chocolate custard and the rest into the plain.
▪ The wood is a brown color a little deeper than milk chocolate, smooth with rounded edges for aerodynamics.
▪ For a quick snack I turned to milk chocolate.
▪ It was thickly covered with milk chocolate, which increased the sickly sweetness of the ice-cream to a nauseous intensity.
▪ On a surface lightly coated with icing sugar, shape chocolate mixture into finger-sized logs.
▪ Fold in the remaining cream with a large metal spoon. 3 Lightly whisk the egg white; fold into chocolate mixture.
▪ Slacken the chocolate mixture with one-third of them then fold in the rest.
▪ Cover the fingers with a third of the chocolate mixture.
▪ Whisk the egg whites until stiff, then fold into the chocolate mixture.
▪ Whisk the evaporated milk until it thickens, then fold into the chocolate mixture with the orange rind.
▪ We were offered fresh do-it-yourself salads, good local cheeses, strawberry tart and chocolate mousse.
▪ For the more sophisticated palate of adults, it's Häagen-Dazs ice cream and rich chocolate mousse.
▪ And she would bake a chocolate mousse torte.
▪ Top the whole thing off with a dessert of chocolate mousse in strawberry sauce and wash it down with a Bordeaux red.
▪ Drizzle over the chocolate sauce and top with the sliced strawberries.
▪ He's bought Jessica flowers and chocolates right from the start.
▪ The Russell Stover box is pretty low because no one has been to the United States lately to buy chocolates.
▪ Quickly I bought three chocolate liqueur bottles and a small plastic figure of a stag.
▪ Or buying boxes of chocolates that taste like cream-filled cardboard.
▪ The majority of children who choose to leave the school campus at lunchtime buy crisps, chocolate and soft drinks.
▪ There had been a snack-dispensing machine in the entrance to the stand, so she would go and buy some chocolate.
▪ He shouldn't have bought that chocolate.
▪ The dessert is covered in chocolate and topped with orange hearts.
▪ The average consumer now eats six chocolate bars a week.
▪ Nana and I sat at her kitchen table eating Fannie Mae chocolates and playing gin rummy.
▪ I ate chocolates all the afternoon.
▪ She saw a young man squatting on a rucksack, eating a bar of chocolate and looking at the board.
▪ Ian rarely eats, preferring chocolate milk shakes, water, and his favourite tipple when pain dictates.
▪ How would you eat a bar of chocolate?
▪ Or would you eat the chocolate very quickly without thinking or even looking much at it at all?
▪ Do you eat sweets and chocolate? 7.
▪ Refrigerate till firm. Melt remaining chocolate, let cool slightly.
▪ Thwack the bottom but be careful not to get hot melted chocolate on your finger.
▪ For the topping, melt the chocolate and butter in a bowl over simmering water or in the microwave.
▪ Make sure you melt the chocolate slowly, especially white chocolate.
▪ Meanwhile, melt the chocolate and allow to cool slightly.
▪ In nineteenth-century Paris young revellers would melt down chocolate and smear horrified passers-by with what they took to be excrement.
▪ Chill until set. 3 Melt the remaining plain chocolate and the white chocolate in separate bowls over hot water.
▪ Delicious if spread with chocolate. recipe ends here Thanks,, it has proved acceptable on many occasions.
lemon/fruit/chocolate etc drop
▪ Bob had a brown paper poke in his hand from which he was eating magic mushrooms as if they were lemon drops.
raspberry ripple/chocolate ripple etc
slab of cake/chocolate/meat etc
▪ Ahead of him a morose-looking man in a cardigan was sorting through slabs of meat in plastic containers.
▪ One of the occupied tables contained a man and woman and child, tucking in to great slabs of meat.
▪ She simply looks satisfied, as if she had just bitten into the most delicious slab of chocolate she ever tasted.
strawberry-flavoured/chocolate-flavoured etc
chocolate ice cream
▪ Britain has the highest chocolate consumption in the world, far more than any other country.
▪ Or buying boxes of chocolates that taste like cream-filled cardboard.
▪ She simply looks satisfied, as if she had just bitten into the most delicious slab of chocolate she ever tasted.
▪ Who needs more pasta when you can have chocolate and spun sugar?
▪ With chocolates and cigarettes and food and flowers.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Chocolate \Choc"o*late\, n. [Sp., fr. the Mexican name of the cacao. Cf. Cacao, Cocoa.]

  1. A paste or cake composed of the roasted seeds of the Theobroma Cacao ground and mixed with other ingredients, usually sugar, and cinnamon or vanilla.

  2. The beverage made by dissolving a portion of the paste or cake in boiling water or milk.

    Chocolate house, a house in which customers may be served with chocolate.

    Chocolate nut. See Cacao.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, from Nahuatl (Aztecan) xocolatl, possibly from xocolia "to make bitter" + atl "water." Brought to Spain by 1520, from thence to the rest of Europe. Originally a drink; as a paste or cake made of ground, roasted, sweetened cacao seeds, 1640s.\nTo a Coffee-house, to drink jocolatte, very good [Pepys, "Diary," Nov. 24, 1664].\nAs a color from 1776. Chocolate chip is from 1940; chocolatier is attested from 1888.\n

  1. 1 Made of or containing chocolate. 2 Having a dark reddish-brown colour/color. n. 1 (context uncountable English) A food made from ground roasted cocoa beans 2 (context uncountable English) A drink made by dissolving this food in boiling milk 3 (context countable English) A single, small piece of confectionery made from chocolate 4 (context uncountable English) A dark, reddish-brown colour/color, like that of chocolate v

  2. (label en transitive rare) To add chocolate to; to cover (food) in chocolate.

  1. n. a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot [syn: cocoa, hot chocolate, drinking chocolate]

  2. a food made from roasted ground cacao beans

  3. a medium to dark brown color [syn: coffee, deep brown, umber, burnt umber]


Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla. It is made in the form of a liquid, paste, or in a block, or used as a flavoring ingredient in other foods. Cacao has been cultivated by many cultures for at least three millennia in Mesoamerica. The earliest evidence of use traces to the Mokaya (Mexico and Guatemala), with evidence of chocolate beverages dating back to 1900 BCE. In fact, the majority of Mesoamerican people made chocolate beverages, including the Maya and Aztecs, who made it into a beverage known as xocolātl , a Nahuatl word meaning "bitter water". The seeds of the cacao tree have an intense bitter taste and must be fermented to develop the flavor.

After fermentation, the beans are dried, cleaned, and roasted. The shell is removed to produce cacao nibs, which are then ground to cocoa mass, pure chocolate in rough form. Because the cocoa mass is usually liquefied before being molded with or without other ingredients, it is called chocolate liquor. The liquor also may be processed into two components: cocoa solids and cocoa butter. Unsweetened baking chocolate (bitter chocolate) contains primarily cocoa solids and cocoa butter in varying proportions. Much of the chocolate consumed today is in the form of sweet chocolate, a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter or other fat, and sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk. White chocolate contains cocoa butter, sugar, and milk, but no cocoa solids.

Cocoa solids are a source of flavonoids and alkaloids, such as theobromine, phenethylamine and caffeine.

Chocolate has become one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world, and a vast number of foodstuffs involving chocolate have been created, particularly desserts including cakes, pudding, mousse, chocolate brownies, and chocolate chip cookies. Many candies are filled with or coated with sweetened chocolate, and bars of solid chocolate and candy bars coated in chocolate are eaten as snacks. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes (e.g., eggs, hearts) have become traditional on certain Western holidays, such as Easter and Valentine's Day. Chocolate is also used in cold and hot beverages such as chocolate milk and hot chocolate and in some alcoholic drinks, such as creme de cacao.

Although cocoa originated in the Americas, in the 2000s, Western Africa produces almost two-thirds of the world's cocoa, with Ivory Coast growing almost half of it. In 2009, Salvation Army International Development stated that child labor and the human trafficking and slavery of child laborers are used in African cocoa cultivation.

Chocolate (color)

The color chocolate is a tone of dark brown that resembles chocolate. At right is displayed the color traditionally called chocolate.

The first recorded use of chocolate as a color name in English was in 1737.

This color is a representation of the color of the most common type of chocolate, milk chocolate.

Chocolate (Masters of Horror)

Chocolate is the fifth episode of the first season of Masters of Horror. It originally aired in North America on November 25, 2005. It was directed by Mick Garris and based on his short story.

Chocolate (2001 film)

Chocolate is a 2001 Tamil film directed by A. Venkatesh alone written and produced by R. Madhesh. Featuring Prashanth and Jaya Re in the lead roles, the film also has Livingston, Suhasini, Mumtaj and Nagendra Prasad in supporting roles, while the film's score and soundtrack are composed by Deva. The film opened to a positive response at the box office in September 2001.

Chocolate (Kylie Minogue song)

"Chocolate" is a song by Australian recording artist Kylie Minogue, taken from her ninth studio album Body Language (2003). It was written by its producer Johnny Douglas and Karen Poole. The song is a ballad which uses a chocolate simile to describe Minogue's obsession with love. It contains elements of disco and funk and employs breathy and whispery vocals. It was released as the third and final single from the album on 28 June 2004 by Parlophone.

Critical reception towards "Chocolate" varied from favourable to mixed; some critics favoured its commercial appeal and Minogue's vocals, while some criticised it for being dated. In Australia, the song failed to reach the top ten and peaked at number 14. It found more success in the United Kingdom, where it became her 27th top-ten hit after it debuted at number six on the UK Singles Chart. The single also charted inside the top twenty in Hungary and Italy.

A music video for "Chocolate" was directed by Dawn Shadforth and was envisioned as a tribute to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals. It chiefly features Minogue and numerous backup dancers, in a hall, performing a dance routine choreographed by Michael Rooney. The song was performed live by Minogue at the one-off concert show Money Can't Buy and TV show Top of the Pops. "Chocolate" was included on the set list of the singer's Showgirl: The Greatest Hits and Showgirl: The Homecoming tours.

Chocolate (Snow Patrol song)

"Chocolate" is a song by UK alternative rock band Snow Patrol. It was released as the third single from their third studio album, Final Straw. The music for the track was written by all four members of the band, while the lyrics are by lead vocalist Gary Lightbody.

The single version is slightly different from the album version. The most noticeable alteration is the use of a chime solo between the 1st chorus and 2nd verse on the single instead of the continued guitar riff which appears on the album.

An edited version of "Chocolate" is featured on the trailer for The Last Kiss starring Zach Braff. It also features in the Torchwood episode " Cyberwoman" and it was used for the highlights on the last-ever 'Wales On Saturday'.

Chocolate (The Time song)

"Chocolate" is a song from The Time's 1990 album Pandemonium. The song was originally recorded in mid-April, 1983 by Prince at Sunset Sound studios during sessions for Ice Cream Castle. Prince originally performed all instruments and vocals (backing vocals by Wendy & Lisa) and this recording remains unreleased, but circulates among collectors. The song was reworked in late 1989 for inclusion on Pandemonium and contains input by the band. Part of Prince's original vocals were edited and included to be a humorous account between Morris Day and a feisty waiter.

"Chocolate" is a pop-funk offering driven by a drum machine pattern and infectious bassline. The drum pattern is very similar to Prince's "Lady Cab Driver" from 1999, and several lines from the Prince outtake "Cloreen Baconskin" (from Crystal Ball) were re-used throughout the song. Added to the mix are the familiar keyboard replacements for horns and funky rhythm guitar, with a bluesy solo toward the end of the song. The title refers to sex; "gimme some of your chocolate" is a euphemism for African-American vagina. The song is a humorous number, with Day recounting a woman allowing him to spend money on her without giving up the "chocolate".

The song was released as the second single from Pandemonium with "My Drawers" from Ice Cream Castle as a B-side. A maxi-single was also released with several remixes of the song. The song only achieved moderate success, reaching #44 on the R&B charts.

Chocolate (disambiguation)

Chocolate is a foodstuff.

Chocolate may also refer to:

Chocolate (band)

Chocolate was a Uruguayan band from Montevideo, specializing in cumbia music. They released 3 studio albums, and at their peak, became a huge success in South America, even touring the United States in 2001. In Argentina & Uruguay, they achieved 2 Gold & 3 Platinum discs.

Chocolate (2005 film)

Chocolate is a 2005 Bollywood crime thriller film starring Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Arshad Warsi, Emraan Hashmi, Tanushree Dutta, Sushma Reddy, Irrfan Khan and the British recording artist Emma Bunton in the lead roles. Most of it was shot in London. The story borrows heavily from 1995 Hollywood film The Usual Suspects.

Chocolate (2007 film)

Chocolate is a Malayalam movie released in 2007, directed by Shafi. This is a campus story entertainer. Main actors are Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Roma, Samvrutha Sunil, and Remya Nabeeshan. Music by Alex Paul and lyrics by Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma and Singers are M.G. Sreekumar and Rimi Tomy.

Chocolate (2008 film)

Chocolate , also known as Zen, Warrior Within, is a 2008 Thai martial arts film starring Yanin "Jeeja" Vismistananda in her debut film performance. It is directed by Prachya Pinkaew, with martial arts choreography by Panna Rittikrai. It also stars Hiroshi Abe and Pongpat Wachirabunjong.

Chocolate (The 1975 song)

"Chocolate" is a song by English indie rock band The 1975. The song was originally recorded by the band for their second extended play, Music for Cars, where it appears as the second track, and later appeared as the third track on their eponymous debut studio album, The 1975. The single peaked at number 19 on the UK Singles Chart, number 18 on the Scottish Singles Chart and number 9 on the Irish Singles Chart, and has been certified Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry. The song was featured in a teaser trailer for the film Love, Rosie (2014). In 2015, the single was certified Gold in the United States.

Usage examples of "chocolate".

I had five boxes of Fiddle Faddle, two bags of Double-Stuff Oreo cookies, a ten-pack of Snickers bars, two bags of Fritos and one of Doritos, seven Gogurts in a variety of flavors, one bag of Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies, a box of Count Chocula, a two-pound bag of Skittles, and a six-pack of Yoo-Hoo locked in my room.

She handed over an airmail letter and a well- wrapped packet about the size of a box of chocolates.

They were not of Polynesian ancestry, but boasted skin tanned the color of light chocolate.

I was deeply moved, and was about to throw my arms about her neck without answering when the chocolate came.

Pearl, unpack and hang everything up carefully, iron things that had wrinkled, take a bath, put on the pajamas she usually wore when she slept without me, get in bed with Pearl, have a half cup of frozen chocolate yogurt sweetened with aspartame, and watch a movie.

Very well pleased with my grand appearance, I went to the coffee-room, and, taking some chocolate, began to read the newspapers, quite at my ease, and delighted to see that everybody was puzzled.

We took a cup of chocolate together, and I then begged her to lie down beside me in bed without undressing, and to treat me as I had treated her the day before, that she might have some experience of the martyrdom I had sung in my verses.

In the morning my fair niece came into my room just as Clairmont was washing my feet, and begged me to let her have some coffee as chocolate made her hot.

Costa, who had boasted of his skill in making chocolate in the Spanish fashion, received orders to make us three cups in the morning.

Did time and space allow, there is much to be told on the romantic side of chocolate, of its divine origin, of the bloody wars and brave exploits of the Spaniards who conquered Mexico and were the first to introduce cacao into Europe, tales almost too thrilling to be believed, of the intrigues of the Spanish Court, and of celebrities who met and sipped their chocolate in the parlours of the coffee and chocolate houses so fashionable in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

An hour afterwards I had a delicious fish supper, and, before I retired to bed, a servant came to enquire whether I would take chocolate in the morning before or after mass.

As soon as he had dismissed him, he came to me, and ordered his servant to serve the chocolate.

She came in directly after, and I had no sooner swallowed the chocolate than I was seized with a violent attack of sickness, the effect of anger, which at its height may kill the man who cannot satisfy it.

Next morning, Rose came in by herself to ask me for a cake of chocolate, for, as she said, Le Duc was now ill in real earnest.

Her mouth fastened to mine, and her hand, which she left to my pleasure with all the gentleness of a lamb, was already in motion when Rose came in with my chocolate.