continental breakfast

noun, often capitalized C

Definition of continental breakfast

  1. :  a light breakfast (as of rolls or toast and coffee)

1896

First Known Use of continental breakfast

1896


CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Defined for English Language Learners

continental breakfast

noun, often capitalized C

Definition of continental breakfast for English Language Learners

  • : a light breakfast in a hotel, restaurant, etc., that usually includes baked goods, jam, fruit, and coffee


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