Entry from British & World English dictionary
A celebratory meal eaten just after a wedding (at any time of day) by the couple and their guests.
- After the wedding breakfast, the couple will honeymoon at Birkhall, the Highland retreat which was the Queen Mother's favourite.
- Eighty guests enjoyed a wedding breakfast in the ballroom and a further 130 attended the evening reception at the castle.
- On a related subject, why do they call the meal served at a wedding reception the wedding breakfast, when it's almost always served during the afternoon or evening?
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