cup of joe

cup of joe

A cup of coffee. Though the true origin is unknown, "joe" as a synonym for coffee is theorized to either be a shortening of "jamoke" (a combination of Java and Mocha, two major suppliers of coffee beans), or as a reference to it being the drink of the ordinary man (i.e., the "average joe"). Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I can't even function in the morning until I've had my first cup of joe.
See also: cup, joe, of
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14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A coffee grinder is an essential piece of equipment for brewing the perfect cup of joe.
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Trade Representative Run Kirk to scold Brazilian and Vietnamese coffee growers for stockpiling their beans, warning that it would hike American retail prices for a cup of joe.
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For a smoker who enjoys having coffee, the nicotine may make a cup of joe even better--and that may explain why smoking is so hard to quit.
It was a relaxing Saturday afternoon, so my niece and I set out to a small local coffee spot for a sandwich and a cup of Joe.
cup of joe, though prices vary from store to store.
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A venti-sized cup of Joe is the largest-size and the price is usually a couple of bucks.
A sobering cup of joe after a night of hard drinking may provide some people an unexpected benefit: protection from cirrhosis, a liver-scarring disease that's common in alcoholics.
In fact, it's as if she's sitting across the kitchen table, sipping a cup of joe for a spell.