Definition of Breakfast

1. Noun. The first meal of the day (usually in the morning).

Generic synonyms: Meal, Repast
Specialized synonyms: Continental Breakfast, Petit Dejeuner, Power Breakfast

2. Verb. Eat an early morning meal. "Sam and Sue breakfast"; "We breakfast at seven"
Generic synonyms: Eat

3. Verb. Provide breakfast for.
Generic synonyms: Feed, Give

Definition of Breakfast

1. n. The first meal in the day, or that which is eaten at the first meal.

2. v. i. To break one's fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in the day.

3. v. t. To furnish with breakfast.

Definition of Breakfast

1. Noun. The first meal of the day, usually eaten in the morning. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) A meal consisting of food normally eaten in the morning, which may typically include eggs, sausages, toast, bacon, etc. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To eat the morning meal. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To serve breakfast to. ¹

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Definition of Breakfast

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Breakfast

breaker point
breakers yard
breakeven load factor
breakeven load factors
breakeven point
breakeven points
breakfast (current term)
breakfast area
breakfast bar
breakfast cereal
breakfast cereals
breakfast food
breakfast in bed
breakfast nook
breakfast of champions
breakfast table
breakfast time

Literary usage of Breakfast

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"Tte Superlative breakfast Fruit THOUGH it is but a few years since its introduction to the American public, the grapefruit has won its way to such a ..."

2. American Book Prices Current (1913)
"Autocrat of the breakfast-Table. $16.00. Orig. cl. (first issue), Payson, A., ... (337) $6.75- Professor at the breakfast Table. First edition. Bost., 1860. ..."

3. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1894)
"Early in the morning Rikki-tikki came to early breakfast in the veranda riding on Teddy's shoulder, and they gave him banana and some "HE CAME TO breakfast ..."

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