brunch

noun
\ 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 The girls’ outing isn’t a case of fraud or a bottomless brunch at the DMV, but an ice fishing trip, and everyone’s invited, even Mary and Meredith. Olivia Crandall, Vulture, 26 Sep. 2021 On Monday, weekend visitors will enjoy a farewell brunch before departing. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Sep. 2021 Jamie Foxx and Chaka Zulu recently hosted a $2,000-per-guest event for Reed days after Steve Harvey and Akon hosted a $2,000-per-guest brunch for him. J.d. Capelouto, ajc, 20 Sep. 2021 Cast member Kameron Westcott and Moon butted heads for much of the season, especially after a dim sum brunch at which Moon pushed the women to eat chicken feet. NBC News, 18 Aug. 2021 Cast member Kameron Westcott and Moon butted heads for much of the season, especially after a dim sum brunch at which Moon pushed the women to eat chicken feet. Kate Aurthur, Variety, 17 Aug. 2021 The Trove in the Bishop Arts District is one of the latest restaurants to offer a drag brunch on the weekends. Miguel Perez, Dallas News, 12 Aug. 2021 For a casual weekend brunch, style it with white sneakers, a denim jacket, and a catch-all tote. Eden Lichterman, PEOPLE.com, 6 Aug. 2021 And at the very least, kids today don’t need to stumble upon a gay brunch in Montrose to witness two women in love. Aubrey Calaway, Chron, 28 Sep. 2021

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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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13 Oct 2021

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“Brunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brunch. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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brunch

noun

English Language Learners Definition of brunch

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

brunch

noun
\ 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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