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déjeuner

[dey-zhœ-ney; English dey-zhuh-ney, dey-zhuh-ney] /deɪ ʒœˈneɪ; English ˈdeɪ ʒəˌneɪ, ˌdeɪ ʒəˈneɪ/
noun, plural déjeuners
[dey-zhœ-ney; English dey-zhuh-neyz, dey-zhuh-neyz] /deɪ ʒœˈneɪ; English ˈdeɪ ʒəˌneɪz, ˌdeɪ ʒəˈneɪz/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
lunch; luncheon.
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  • You shall go to the Grotto after dejeuner, and we will all pray for you.

  • My mother, you know, has what she calls a dejeuner tomorrow,—dejeuner and dance.

    A Strange Story, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The Hotel Croix Blanche is a pleasant little house for dejeuner.

    Normandy, Complete Gordon Home
  • Claret is drunk at the twelve o'clock dejeuner as well as at dinner.

    The Complete Bachelor Walter Germain
  • The "dejeuner" almost put him "on the blink," he declared afterwards.

  • I was looking at the difference of their colour at Uncle Honeyman's that day of the dejeuner.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • I avoid my uncle with success, and I see 'er about the hour of dejeuner.

    The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse
  • As she left the room after dejeuner the priest again got up and bowed.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • Do you know, I think we must yield to honest Mustapha and have dejeuner in the garden.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • Did you notice the pretty madam, your vis-a-vis at dejeuner?

    Faithful Margaret Annie Ashmore

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