verb (used without object)
- brummell, beau,
- brunch coat,
- brunel, sir marc isambard
Origin of brunch
Examples from the Web for brunch
My father had visited the States years before we moved here and was totally taken by this American concept of brunch.How Aasif Mandvi Became Jon Stewart’s Favorite Jihadi|Dean Obeidallah|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Paris, you can go to the Brooklyn Café, or have brunch à la Brooklyn.
Brunch is a catalyst, brunch is the enforcer of different-rules-for-the-weekend.
Oh dear, the New York Times has pronounced brunch as done, over, declaring, “Brunch is for jerks.”
A New York Times article says brunch is over-rated and for “jerks.”
At brunch he kept his eyes open, and before too long Panek came into the dining room for his lunch.Man of Many Minds|E. Everett Evans
Rick and Scotty slept late the following morning and were awakened for brunch by Dr. Miller.The Blue Ghost Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
He took the neck of her brunch coat in his fist and jerked downward.Ten From Infinity|Paul W. Fairman
Word Origin for brunch
To be fashionable nowadays we must 'brunch'. Truly an excellent portmanteau word, introduced, by the way, last year, by Mr. Guy Beringer, in the now defunct Hunter's Weekly, and indicating a combined breakfast and lunch. ["Punch," Aug. 1, 1896]