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elevenses

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛv(ə)nzɪz
 
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Definition of elevenses in English:

plural noun

British informal
A short break for light refreshments, usually with tea or coffee, taken at about eleven o’clock in the morning.
Example sentences
  • At eleven, a short woman carrying elevenses to the children interrupted classes, a meal consisting of a glass of milk and a shortbread biscuit.
  • I thought I could see the dents on her forearms where she rested them on a table while addressing lunch dinner and elevenses.
  • A nice fix at breakfast, one for elevenses, and another one at teatime, it was like breaks at the cricket, or something.

Words that rhyme with elevenses

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