chocolate Definition

  • 1a sweet food made from cocoa beans that is usually brown and eaten as a treat or dessert
  • 2a drink made from cocoa powder and hot milk or water

Using chocolate: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "chocolate" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I love eating chocolate after dinner.

  • Example

    She gave me a box of chocolates for my birthday.

  • Example

    Would you like some hot chocolate?

  • Example

    The cake was topped with chocolate frosting.

chocolate Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for chocolate

Phrases with chocolate

  • a flat, rectangular block of chocolate


    I always keep a chocolate bar in my bag for emergencies.

  • a cake flavored with chocolate


    I baked a chocolate cake for my friend's birthday.

  • a small piece of chocolate used in baking or as a topping


    I added some chocolate chips to the cookie dough.

Origins of chocolate

from Spanish 'chocolate', derived from Nahuatl 'xocolātl'


Summary: chocolate in Brief

Chocolate [ˈtʃɒklət] refers to a sweet food made from cocoa beans, often eaten as a treat or dessert. It can also refer to a drink made from cocoa powder and hot milk or water. Examples include 'I love eating chocolate after dinner' and 'Would you like some hot chocolate?' Chocolate comes in various forms such as chocolate bars, chocolate cakes, and chocolate chips.

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