\ ˈbrənch How to pronounce brunch (audio) \

Definition of brunch

: a meal usually taken late in the morning that combines a late breakfast and an early lunch

Examples of brunch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our list of the best brunch and lunch deals from restaurants has a little something for every kind of mom. Cameron Jenkins, Good Housekeeping, 7 May 2022 Sponsored by Southwest General Hospital, these awards will bring together Northeast Ohio’s best nursing personnel for a celebratory brunch on Sept. 22 at the Music Box Supper Club to pay homage to their accomplishments. Brenda Cain, cleveland, 6 May 2022 This Mother’s Day brunch is being held in the North Pullman District. Deanese Williams-harris, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2022 What makes brunch go down as easy as a sweet tea mojito? Pamela Wright,, 6 May 2022 This twist on papas con rajas can also star as a main in tacos or as an enchilada filling, or as a brunch with eggs and salsa. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 5 May 2022 Whether you're headed to the office, a beach vacation, or a weekend brunch, there are plenty of versatile styles for all sorts of occasions. Isabel Garcia,, 5 May 2022 There are countless ways to celebrate Mother’s Day, but one of the most delicious is with brunch. Nyssa Kruse, Arkansas Online, 5 May 2022 The Little Market co-founders Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla host a pre-Mother’s Day brunch. Marc Malkin, Variety, 5 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of brunch

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brunch

breakfast + lunch

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10 May 2022

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“Brunch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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\ ˈbrənch How to pronounce brunch (audio) \

Kids Definition of brunch

: a meal that combines breakfast and lunch and is usually eaten in late morning

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