brunch

[ bruhnch ]
/ brʌntʃ /

noun

a meal that serves as both breakfast and lunch.

verb (used without object)

to eat brunch: They brunch at 11:00 on Sunday.

Origin of brunch

First recorded in 1895–1900; br(eakfast) + (l)unch

OTHER WORDS FROM brunch

brunch·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for brunching

brunch
/ (brʌntʃ) /

noun

a meal eaten late in the morning, combining breakfast with lunch

Word Origin for brunch

C20: from br (eakfast) + (l) unch
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