continental breakfast


noun

a light breakfast consisting typically of coffee and rolls. Abbreviation: CB

Nearby words

  1. contin.,
  2. continence,
  3. continent,
  4. continental,
  5. continental army,
  6. continental celtic,
  7. continental climate,
  8. continental code,
  9. continental congress,
  10. continental crust

Origin of continental breakfast

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for continental breakfast

continental breakfast

noun

a light breakfast of coffee and rolls
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