: the first meal of the day especially when taken in the morning
: the food prepared for a breakfast <eat your breakfast>
— breakfast verb
— break·fast·er noun
Examples of BREAKFAST
- I had pancakes for breakfast.
- Did you have breakfast before you left?
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