Definition of brunch
: a meal usually taken late in the morning that combines a late breakfast and an early lunch
Recent Examples of brunch from the Web
The narcissistic 20-something, who runs a questionable water bottle charity, is a baby-boomer’s worst nightmare—gossiping over brunch, making up dramatic stories for attention.
Appetizer and entrée specials, as well as the regular menu, will also be available for dinner service beginning at 5 p.m. Reservations for both brunch and dinner are recommended.
Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; brunch will be on soon.
DEBRIEF: Over lunch or brunch, Dad can share his impressions and narrow the field.
F&D Kitchen and Bar (1541 International Parkway in Lake Mary): Try their Sunday brunch specials from 10 a.m.– 2:30 p.m. such as Coffee Rubbed Venison and Grits and Steak and Eggs.
Cost: $14+/person, with add-ons available Website: two22brew.com Who says only moms get to enjoy brunches to celebrate their day?
Events, including a 200-person, $45-a-plate Mother’s Day brunch and a $125-per-person reception the winery hosted for graduates of the University of Virginia, have all sold out.
For a brunch on her Nashville patio, Gen Sohr — cofounder of design firm Pencil & Paper Co. — infuses a classic palette with zesty citrus hues.
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Origin and Etymology of brunch
breakfast + lunch
First Known Use: 1895See Words from the same year
BRUNCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brunch for English Language Learners
: a meal that combines breakfast and lunch and that is usually eaten in late morning
BRUNCH Defined for Kids
Definition of brunch for Students
: a meal that combines breakfast and lunch and is usually eaten in late morning
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