Definition of continental breakfast in English:

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continental breakfast

Pronunciation: /ˌkän(t)əˈnen(t)l ˈbrekfəst/


A light breakfast, typically consisting of coffee and rolls with butter and jam.
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.

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

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