breakfast food


noun

a cold or hot cereal eaten chiefly for breakfast.

Origin of breakfast food

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for breakfast food

  • And it is rumored that some of the men of New Orleans use it as a breakfast-food.

  • My friend was busy at his easel, blocking out a poster for a breakfast-food.

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