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Origin of breakfast
OTHER WORDS FROM breakfastbreak·fast·er, nounbreak·fast·less, adjectivepost·break·fast, adjective
Words nearby breakfast
Example sentences from the Web for breakfast
My husband will eat his breakfast during the class if he didn't have a chance before, during the segment where the instructor is talking.Miss Manners: Practice saying ‘I’ve got it, thanks’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The patients at the sanitarium loved it, and soon Corn Flakes would take over the entire country, changing the way America eats breakfast.The Strange Origin of Corn Flakes: Listen to ‘The Food That Built America’|Sean Braswell|February 11, 2021|Ozy
If you’re on your own, or you favor small breakfasts, a two-slot toaster might serve you well.Best toaster: Get perfectly golden slices every time|PopSci Commerce Team|February 10, 2021|Popular Science
The quesadillas, above, have a similar protein-fat-carbs ratio to the breakfast burritos, making them a well-balanced choice for a midday ski meal.
There’d still be cappuccino and cornetto at the bar for breakfast, and, for lunch, plenty of pappardelle al ragù di cinghiale.Bitcoin, stocks and crude take off as the markets brace for a wave of stimulus checks|Bernhard Warner|February 8, 2021|Fortune
There were stomachs, taut and flat, but also undulating bellies, soft and bloated from the breakfast buffet.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
How do you push yourself to be better when you get an Oscar for buying breakfast in the morning?Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.
But I live near really smart, thoughtful people who take writing very seriously, and I can meet them for breakfast and talk books.
One hundred meters from the entrance to the Korengal we stop for breakfast.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she told Grandfather Mole that it was all right—that she knew a person of his age ought not to go without his breakfast.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Mr. Orgreave, having taken Clayhanger to the front door, did not return immediately into the breakfast-room.
On the next afternoon, at a quarter-past two, Hilda and Janet were sitting together in the breakfast-room.
The wedding breakfast very much resembled the similar festivities at which most of us have assisted.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
After breakfast I hurried off to the station, where I met the others, everybody being in the highest spirits.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for breakfast
- the first meal of the day
- (as modifier)breakfast cereal; a breakfast room