coffee break

noun
Updated on: 3 May 2018

Definition of coffee break

: a short period for rest and refreshments

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First Known Use of coffee break

1951

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COFFEE BREAK Defined for English Language Learners

coffee break

Definition of coffee break for English Language Learners

  • : a short period of time in which you stop working to rest and have coffee or some other refreshment


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