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breakfast Explained

breakfast at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['brekfəst]

breakfast at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1463, from break + fast (n.). Cf. Fr. d?jeuner "to breakfast," from L. dis-jejunare "to break the fast." The verb is from 1679. The Sp. almuerzo "breakfast" is from L. admorsus, pp. of admordere "to bite into," from ad- "to" + mordere "to bite." ///

breakfast at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U and C] [Date: 1400-1500; Origin: break + FAST4]// the meal you have in the morning// --We had bacon and eggs for breakfast .// --I never seem to have time to eat breakfast .// --After a hearty breakfast (=large breakfast) we set out for a hike.// --a light breakfast (=small breakfast) // --a working breakfast (=a breakfast at which you talk about business) // -- breakfast v [I] // bed and breakfast, continental breakfast, English breakfast, wedding breakfast at wedding(1), make a dog's breakfast of sth at dog1 (8)//

breakfast at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "breakfast":
TV dinner, alfresco meal, barbecue, brunch, buffet supper,
clambake, coffee break, cookout, diner, dinner, elevenses,
fish fry, high tea, hot luncheon, lunch, luncheon, mash,
meat breakfast, petit dejeuner, picnic, supper, tea, tea break,
teatime, tiffin, wiener roast, wienie roast

breakfast at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
noun
[C, U] the first meal of the day:
a big / hearty / light breakfast * (especially BrE) a cooked breakfast * Do you want bacon and eggs for breakfast? * They were having breakfast when I arrived. * She doesn't eat much breakfast.
see also BED AND BREAKFAST, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, ENGLISH BREAKFAST, POWER BREAKFAST, WEDDING BREAKFAST

IDIOMS see DOG n.
verb [V] ~ (on sth) (formal) to eat breakfast

Breakfast at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Breakfast \Break"fast\, n. [Break + fast.]
1. The first meal in the day, or that which is eaten at the
first meal.

A sorry breakfast for my lord protector. --Shak.

2. A meal after fasting, or food in general.

The wolves will get a breakfast by my death.
--Dryden.

Breakfast \Break"fast\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {breakfasted}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Breakfasting}.]
To break one's fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in
the day.

First, sir, I read, and then I breakfast. --Prior.

Breakfast \Break"fast\, v. t.
To furnish with breakfast. --Milton.

breakfast at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

breakfast
n : the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)

breakfast
v 1: eat an early morning meal; "We breakfast at seven"
2: provide breakfast for

breakfast at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: term » break + Inter: term » fast; to end the nightly fast.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ˈbɹɛkfəst/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-breakfast.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: audio » En-uk-breakfast.ogg|Audio (UK)

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • The first meal of the day, usually eaten in the morning.
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1922|author=Category: w - :Ben Travers|Ben Travers


    |title=The Cuckoo in the Nest
    |chapter=1|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1521052W
    |passage=Peter, after the manner of man at the breakfast table, had allowed half his kedgeree to get cold and was sniggering over a letter. Sophia looked at him sharply. The only letter she had received was from her mother. Sophia's mother was not a humourist.
    1. Inter: by extensio » n A meal consisting of food normally eaten in the morning, which may typically include eggs, sausages, toast, bacon, etc.
    2. We serve breakfast all day.

      Derived terms

      Inter: rel-top3 » Terms derived from the noun "breakfast"

  • breakfast of champions
  • champagne breakfast

  • Inter: rel-mid » 3
    • continental breakfast
    • deskfast


    Inter: rel-mid » 3
  • English breakfast
  • wedding breakfast

  • Inter: rel-botto » m

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » first meal of the day
    • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|ontbyt
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|mëngjes|m
    • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|إفطار|m|tr=ʾifṭār|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|فطور|m|tr=fuṭūr|sc=Arab
    • : Egyptian Arabic: Inter: tø » arz|فطار|m|tr=feṭār|sc=Arab
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|նախաճաշ|tr=naxač̣aš|sc=Armn
    • Azeri: Inter: t- » az|səhər yeməyi
    • Basque: Inter: t+ » eu|gosari
    • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|сняданак|m|tr=snjadának|sc=Cyrl
    • Bengali: Inter: t- » bn|প্রাতরাশ|tr=pratôrash|sc=Beng
    • Breton: Inter: t+ » br|lein|f, Inter: t+ » br|dijuniñ|m
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|закуска|f|tr=zakúska|sc=Cyrl
    • Burmese: Inter: t » my|မနက်စာ|tr=mănetsa|sc=Mymr
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|esmorzar|m
    • Chinese:
    • : Cantonese: Inter: yue-tsj » 早飯|早饭|zou2 faan6, Inter: yue-yue-j » 早餐|zou2 caan1
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|早飯|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|早饭|tr=zǎofàn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|早餐|tr=zǎocān|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|snídaně|f
    • Dalmatian: Inter: tø » dlm|prinz|m
    • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|morgenmad|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|ontbijt|n
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|matenmanĝo
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|hommikueine
    • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|morgunmatur
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|aamupala, Inter: t+ » fi|aamiainen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|petit déjeuner|m Inter: qualifier » France, Inter: t+ » fr|déjeuner|m Inter: qualifier » Belgium|Cajun and Canadian French
    • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|almorzo|m
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|საუზმესაუზმე|tr=sauzmesauzme|sc=Geor
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Frühstück|n, Inter: t- » de|Zmorge|f Inter: qualifier » Swiss German, Inter: qualifier » Swiss German Inter: t- » de|Morgenessen|n
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|πρωινό|n|tr=proinó|sc=Grek, Inter: t+ » el|πρόγευμα|n|tr=prógevma|sc=Grek
    • Guernésiais: Inter: tø » roa-grn|déjunaïr|m
    • Gujarati: Inter: t- » gu|નાસ્તો|tr=nāsto|sc=Gujr
    • Haitian Creole: Inter: tø » ht|dejene
    • Hawaiian: Inter: tø » haw|ʻaina kakahiaka
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|ארוחת־בוקר|f|tr=arukhat-boqer|sc=Hebr
    • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|नाश्ता|m|tr=nāśtā|sc=Deva, Inter: t- » hi|कलेवा|m|tr=kalevā|sc=Deva
    • Hmong: Inter: tø » hmn|pluag Inter: tø » hmn|tshais
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|reggeli
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|morgunmatur|m, Inter: t+ » is|morgunverður|m, Inter: t- » is|dögurður|m, Inter: t- » is|árbítur|m
    • Ido: Inter: t- » io|fru-dejuneto
    • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|sarapan
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|jentaculo
    • Irish: Inter: t+ » ga|bricfeasta|m
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|colazione|f, Inter: t- » it|prima colazione|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|朝食|tr=ちょうしょく, chōshoku|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|朝御飯|tr=あさごはん, asa-gohan|sc=Jpan (Inter: t- » ja|朝ご飯|sc=Jpan), Inter: t- » ja|朝飯|tr=あさめし, asameshi|sc=Jpan
    • Kannada: Inter: t- » kn|ನಾಷ್ಟಾ|tr=nāṣṭā|sc=Knda
    • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|조반|tr=joban|sc=Kore (Inter: t+ » ko|朝飯|sc=Kore)
    • Kurdish:
    • : Central Kurdish: Inter: tø » ckb|به‌رچای|sc=ku-Arab


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Lao: Inter: t+ » lo|ເຂົ້າເຊົ້າ|tr=khao-sao|sc=Laoo, Inter: t+ » lo|ອາຫານເຊົ້າ|tr='aa-haan-sao|sc=Laoo
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|prandium|n, Inter: t- » la|ientaculum|n
  • Latvian: Inter: t+ » lv|brokastis
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|pusryčiai|m|p
  • Inter: trreq » luy
  • Inter: trreq » luo
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|појадок|tr=pójadok|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » mk|доручек|m|tr=dóruček|sc=Cyrl
  • Inter: trreq » mg
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|sarapan
  • Malayalam: Inter: t- » ml|പ്രഭാത|tr=prabhāta|sc=Mlym
  • Maltese: Inter: t- » mt|kolazzjon|m, Inter: t- » mt|brejkfast, Inter: t- » mt|fatra|f
  • Miyako: Inter: tø » mvi|アサムヌ|tr=asamunu
  • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|abínígo daʼadánígíí
  • Norwegian:
  • : Bokmål: Inter: t+ » no|frokost|m
  • : Nynorsk: Inter: t+ » no|frukost|m
  • Occitan: Inter: t+ » oc|dejunar|m
  • Ojibwe: Inter: tø » oj|gigizhebaa-wiisiniwin
  • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|صبحانه|tr=sobhâne|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t+ » fa|ناشتا|tr=nâštâ|sc=fa-Arab
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|śniadanie|n
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|café-da-manhã|m, Inter: t+ » pt|desjejum|f, Inter: t+ » pt|pequeno-almoço|m, Inter: qualifier » Angola Inter: t+ » pt|mata-bicho|m
  • Rajasthani: Inter: tø » raj|नास्तौ|tr=nāstau|sc=Deva, Inter: tø » raj|कलेवौ|tr=kalevau|sc=Deva
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|mic dejun|n
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|завтрак|m|tr=závtrak|sc=Cyrl
  • Scots: Inter: tø » sco|disjune, Inter: tø » sco|brakfast
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|доручак|m|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|doručak|m
  • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|raňajky|f|p
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|zajtrk|m
  • Sorbian:
  • : Lower Sorbian: Inter: tø » dsb|snědanje|n
  • : Upper Sorbian: Inter: t- » hsb|snědanje|n
  • Sotho: Inter: t- » st|dijo tsa hoseng, Inter: t- » st|mofihlolo
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|desayuno|m
  • Swahili: Inter: t- » sw|chakula cha asubuhi
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|frukost|c
  • Tagalog: Inter: t- » tl|almusál, Inter: t+ » tl|agahan
  • Tamil: Inter: t- » ta|காலையுண்டி|tr=kālaiyuṇṭi|sc=Taml
  • Telugu: Inter: t- » te|ప్రాతఃకాల|tr=prātaḥkāla|sc=Telu
  • Thai: Inter: t- » th|ข้าวเช้า|tr=kâao cháo|sc=Thai
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kahvaltı
  • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|сніданок|m|tr=snidánok|sc=Cyrl
  • Urdu: Inter: t- » ur|ناشتا|m|tr=nāśtā|sc=ur-Arab, Inter: t- » ur|کلیوا|m|tr=kalevā|sc=ur-Arab
  • Uyghur: Inter: t- » ug|ناشتا|tr=nashta|sc=ug-Arab
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|bữa sáng
  • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|brecwast|m, Inter: t+ » cy|borefwyd|m
  • West Frisian: Inter: t- » fy|moarnsiten|n, Inter: t- » fy|brea-iten|n

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * brunch
    • jentacular

      Verb

      Inter: en-ver » b


  • Inter: intransitiv » e To eat the morning meal.
    1. He breakfasted on pizza and Coke.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To serve breakfast to.
    3. Inter: quote-book » title=The Lady: A Tale of Ireland‎|page=269|author=Anne McCaffrey|year=1987|passage=By seven-thirty she had breakfasted them, provided each with a packed lunch and Thermoses of coffee and tea

      Synonyms

      * break one's fast

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to eat the morning meal

  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|նախաճաշել|tr=naxač̣ašel|sc=Armn
  • Basque: Inter: t+ » eu|gosaldu
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|закусвам|tr=zakusvam|sc=Cyrl
  • Burmese: Inter: t- » my|မနက်စာစား|tr=manakcācā:|sc=Mymr
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|esmorzar
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|snídat
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|ontbijten
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|matenmanĝi
  • French: Inter: t- » fr|prendre le petit-déjeuner
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|frühstücken
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|προγευματίζω|tr=progevmatízo|sc=Grek, Inter: t- » el|παίρνω πρωινό|tr=paírno proinó|sc=Grek
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|reggelizik
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|појадува|tr=pojáduva|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » mk|доручкува|tr=dorúčkuva|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Polish: Inter: qualifier » archaic Inter: t- » pl|śniadać
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|desjejuar
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|завтракать|tr=závtrakat’|alt=за́втракать|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|позавтракать|tr=pozávtrakat’|alt=поза́втракать|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
    • Scots: Inter: tø » sco|disjune, Inter: tø » sco|brakfast
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|доручковати|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|зајутарковати|sc=Cyrl
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|doručkovati|alt=dòručkovati, Inter: t- » sh|zajutarkovati|alt=zàjutārkovati
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|raňajkovať
    • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|zajtrkovati
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|desayunar
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|äta Inter: t+ » sv|frukost
    • Turkish: Inter: t- » tr|kahvaltı etmek, Inter: t- » tr|kahvaltı yapmak


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * fast break
    Category: Category:en:Meals -
    Translation: ar » breakfast
    Category: zh-min-nan:breakfast -
    Translation: cs » breakfast
    Translation: cy » breakfast
    Translation: da » breakfast
    Translation: de » breakfast
    Translation: et » breakfast
    Translation: el » breakfast
    Translation: es » breakfast
    Translation: eu » breakfast
    Translation: fa » breakfast
    Translation: fr » breakfast
    Translation: gl » breakfast
    Translation: ko » breakfast
    Translation: hy » breakfast
    Translation: io » breakfast
    Translation: id » breakfast
    Translation: it » breakfast
    Translation: kn » breakfast
    Translation: sw » breakfast
    Translation: lo » breakfast
    Translation: li » breakfast
    Translation: hu » breakfast
    Translation: ml » breakfast
    Translation: my » breakfast
    Translation: fj » breakfast
    Translation: nl » breakfast
    Translation: ja » breakfast
    Translation: no » breakfast
    Translation: oc » breakfast
    Translation: pl » breakfast
    Translation: pt » breakfast
    Translation: ru » breakfast
    Category: simple:breakfast -
    Translation: fi » breakfast
    Translation: sv » breakfast
    Translation: ta » breakfast
    Translation: te » breakfast
    Translation: th » breakfast
    Translation: tr » breakfast
    Translation: vi » breakfast
    Translation: zh » breakfast