continental breakfast
noun Usage: often capitalized C Date: 1911 a light breakfast (as of rolls or toast and coffee)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • continental breakfast — noun count a breakfast consisting of bread and butter, coffee or tea, and sometimes PASTRIES or CROISSANTS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • continental breakfast — ► NOUN ▪ a light breakfast of coffee and bread rolls with butter and jam …   English terms dictionary

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  • continental breakfast — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms continental breakfast : singular continental breakfast plural continental breakfasts tourism a breakfast consisting of bread and butter, coffee or tea, and sometimes pastries or croissants See: English… …   English dictionary

  • Continental breakfast — Französisches Frühstück Englisches Frühstück …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • continental breakfast — noun (C) a breakfast consisting of coffee and bread with butter and jam 1 (1) compare English breakfast …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • continental breakfast — a light breakfast consisting typically of coffee and rolls. Abbr.: CB [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

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