Definition of bed and breakfast in English:

bed and breakfast

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noun

  • 1Sleeping accommodation for a night and a meal in the morning, provided in guest houses and hotels.
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    • Guests can stay mid week for two nights bed and breakfast and one evening meal from €135 per person sharing.
    • This price includes three nights' bed and breakfast, one evening meal and a gala banquet on New Year's Eve.
    • I wanted to get away for two nights this week for the Easter Holidays with my wife and my young son who is eleven and was quoted €740 for two night's bed and breakfast with one evening meal.
  • 1.1A guest house: we spent the night at a cheap bed and breakfast nearby
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    • He said the trend might tend to benefit the big hotels rather than the smaller guest houses and bed and breakfasts.
    • I could only afford a cheap bed and breakfast for a couple of days.
    • They led to a good night's rest that can be found at the many bed and breakfasts or the youth hostels in the area.

verb

(bed-and-breakfast) [with object] Stock Exchange , British Back to top  
  • Sell (shares) and buy them back by agreement the next day.

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