Definition of continental breakfast in English:

continental breakfast

Syllabification: con·ti·nen·tal break·fast

noun

  • A light breakfast, typically consisting of coffee and rolls with butter and jam.
    More example sentences
    • We are providing a choice of a cooked breakfast or a continental breakfast and are hoping people will pop in.
    • Toasts, breads, bagels, continental breakfasts, pates, soups and baguettes presented themselves for our consideration.
    • This includes a continental breakfast - an Irish breakfast is €3 extra.

More definitions of continental breakfast

Definition of continental breakfast in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody