breakfast

  • 1breakfast — [ brɛkfɶst ] n. m. • 1862; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Petit déjeuner à l anglaise. « Je rentre pour le breakfast : porridge, thé, fromage ou viande froide, ou œufs » (A. Gide). Breakfast tardif. ⇒ brunch. ● breakfast nom masculin (anglais breakfast, de… …

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  • 2breakfast — s.n. Micul dejun. [pr.: brécfăst] – cuv. engl. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  BREAKFAST s. v. micul dejun. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime  BREAKFAST s.n. (Anglicism …

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  • 3breakfast — mid 15c., from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.) + FAST (Cf. fast) (n.). The verb is recorded from 1670s. The Sp. almuerzo lunch, but formerly and still locally breakfast, is from L. admorsus, pp. of admordere to bite into, from ad to + mordere …

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  • 4Breakfast — Break fast, n. [Break + fast.] 1. The first meal in the day, or that which is eaten at the first meal. [1913 Webster] A sorry breakfast for my lord protector. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A meal after fasting, or food in general. [1913 Webster] The… …

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  • 5breakfast — ► NOUN ▪ a meal eaten in the morning, the first of the day. ► VERB ▪ eat this meal. ● have for breakfast Cf. ↑have for breakfast ORIGIN from BREAK(Cf. ↑breakable) + …

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  • 6breakfast — [brek′fəst] n. [ BREAK + FAST2] the first meal of the day vi. to eat breakfast vt. to give breakfast to …

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  • 7Breakfast — Break fast, v. t. To furnish with breakfast. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8Breakfast — Break fast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {breakfasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Breakfasting}.] To break one s fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in the day. [1913 Webster] First, sir, I read, and then I breakfast. Prior. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9Breakfast — (engl., spr. brēkfǟst), Frühstück …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10Breakfast —   [ brekfəst] das, s/ s, englisch für Frühstück …

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  • 11breakfast — / brekfəst/, it. / brekfast/ s. ingl. (propr. rottura del digiuno ), usato in ital. al masch. [colazione del mattino] ▶◀ colazione, prima colazione …

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  • 12breakfast — /ˈbrɛkfast, ingl. ˈbrɛkfəst/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «rottura (break) del digiuno (fast)»] s. m. inv. prima colazione, colazione, spuntino …

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  • 13Breakfast — For other uses, see Breakfast (disambiguation). Part of a series on Meals …

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  • 14breakfast — n. 1) to eat, have breakfast 2) to make, prepare breakfast 3) a continental; full; hurried; nutritious, wholesome; substantial breakfast 4) at breakfast (what did you discuss at breakfast?) 5) for breakfast (to eat eggs for breakfast) 6) (misc.)… …

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  • 15breakfast — break|fast W2S2 [ˈbrekfəst] n [U and C] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: break + FAST4] the meal you have in the morning ▪ We had bacon and eggs for breakfast . ▪ I never seem to have time to eat breakfast . ▪ After a hearty breakfast (=large breakfast) …

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  • 16breakfast — I UK [ˈbrekfəst] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms breakfast : singular breakfast plural breakfasts *** the first meal you have in the morning What did you have for breakfast this morning? I m never hungry enough for a full breakfast.… …

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  • 17breakfast — break|fast1 [ brekfəst ] noun count or uncount *** the first meal you have in the morning: What did you have for breakfast this morning? a. a meal consisting of the things people often have for breakfast, for example eggs or BACON: Try our all… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18breakfast — [[t]bre̱kfəst[/t]] ♦♦♦ breakfasts, breakfasting, breakfasted 1) N VAR Breakfast is the first meal of the day. It is usually eaten in the early part of the morning. → See also , continental breakfast, English breakfast What s for breakfast?.… …

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  • 19breakfast — noun (C, U) the meal you have in the morning: have sth for breakfast: We had coffee and toast for breakfast. | working breakfast (=a breakfast at which you talk about business) see also: bed and breakfast, continental breakfast, make a dog s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20breakfast — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, full, good, hearty, large, proper, solid, substantial ▪ light, modest …

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