Definition of chocolate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



; ˈtʃɑːklət
; ˈtʃɔːklət
1 [uncountable] a hard brown sweet food made from cocoa beans, used in cooking to add flavour to cakes, etc. or eaten as a sweet/candya bar/piece of chocolatea chocolate cakea chocolate factory see also milk chocolate, plain chocolate2 [countable] a sweet/candy that is made of or covered with chocolatea box of chocolates3 [uncountable, countable] (British English) = hot chocolatea mug of drinking chocolate compare cocoa4 [uncountable] a dark brown colour