elevenses


elev·ens·es

noun plural but sometimes singular in construction \-vən-zəz\

Definition of ELEVENSES

British
:  light refreshment (as a snack) taken in the middle of the morning

Origin of ELEVENSES

double plural of eleven (o'clock)
First Known Use: circa 1819

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: eleventh chord
Previous Word in the Dictionary: eleven rule
All Words Near: elevenses

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up elevenses? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).