Crossword clues for brunch
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
brunch \brunch\ n. 1. a late breakfast or an early lunch.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1896, British student slang merger of breakfast and lunch.To be fashionable nowadays we must 'brunch'. Truly an excellent portmanteau word, introduced, by the way, last year, by Mr. Guy Beringer, in the now defunct Hunter's Weekly, and indicating a combined breakfast and lunch. ["Punch," Aug. 1, 1896]
n. A meal eaten later in the day than breakfast and earlier than lunch, and often consisting of some foods that would normally be eaten at breakfast and some foods that would normally be eaten at lunch. vb. To eat brunch.
n. combination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning
v. eat a late-morning meal; "We brunch in Sundays"
Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning, but it can extend to as late as 3pm. The word is a portmanteau of breakfast and lunch. Brunch originated in England in the late 19th century and became popular in the United States in the 1930s.
Brunch is an EP by alternative pop/rock band Self released in 1998.
The songs were originally intended to be on Self's album, Breakfast with Girls, but as that album was delayed, Brunch was released to tide fans over, and was available by pre-ordering Breakfast with Girls. "Flip-Top Box" would become a staple of Self's live sets around this time.
- Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch.
Brunch may also refer to:
- "Brunch" (How I Met Your Mother), a 2006 episode of the American sitcom How I Met Your Mother
- Brunch (band), a Korean rock band, featured in There she is!!
- Brunch (album), an EP by pop/rock band Self
- Brunch (musical), a rock musical about the New York City restaurant scene.
- Brunch (web applications), an assembler for HTML5 applications.
- Brunch (talkshow), a Philippine talkshow.
"Brunch" is the third episode in the second season of the television series How I Met Your Mother. It originally aired on October 2, 2006.
BRUNCH The Musical is a rock musical about the New York City restaurant scene.
Brunch was most recently performed Off-Broadway in New York City at the American Theater of Actors in 2009, and featured Meghann Dreyfuss (formerly in Mamma Mia! on Broadway); Kevin Collins and Maxx Mann (former lead singer of the rock orchestra Trans-Siberian Orchestra).
Brunch was a New Zealand morning television talk show. It aired on ChoiceTV. It was hosted by April Ieremia and Josh Kronfeld. It was filmed in the Avalon Studios in Wellington NZ. The show finished its only season for 2012 on 21 December 2012; it was announced on the ChoiceTV Facebook page by a viewer that the show was not getting renewed for a 2013 season.
Usage examples of "brunch".
She sipped her tea and chatted with Virgie Carrington about the desperate need in society for more Sunday brunches.
The studio fuckheads who throw their goddamn little Sunday brunches and forget to invite you.
The Beverly Hilton brunch was his favor126 LEN DEIGHTON ite, and my boy Danny was an authority on all-youcan-eat brunches.
Finally she went back home happy and reassured, and slept till noon, and had her maid bring her brunch in bed.
I cursed him as I cleaned up the remains of our brunch, but halfheartedly.
Over brunch the women merely jabbed at their food, nibbling at corners and tearing off small strips so that I was left with a great deal of it, which I took away, wrapped in cling film and left on the work surfaces and in the fridge in the kitchen.
After brunch the three females said that they would like to perform their chi gong meditation in my paddock, so Porlock and I had an hour alone to sit in deck chairs out the front.
But they probably weren't the ones who'd let the news slip, since their conversation at brunch had been completely confidential.
I suppose it wasn't a good idea to invite her to a brunch with Danny and 202 LEN DEIGHTON Robyna.
She hadn't eaten an actual meal since brunch the day before, and she knew the Eatery's menu by heart.
This junket stinks to high heaven April 4, 1990 From the Thick-as-a-Brick Department: Metro Commissioner Larry Hawkins flies on a developer's private jet to New Orleans for wine and brunch at a fancy restaurant.
Fielder: For my closing remarks, which I promise you will be kept as brief as humanly possible, given the pronounced oratorical bias of your speaker and chairman, I'd like simply to say that this has been a most dynamic round table, surely for me a most instructive one as well, as it was I believe for all of us gathered here, although each no doubt has his or her own idea of levels of merit, remembering our own Turner Bakey and his oft-quoted rejoinder to Ed-dings' paraphrase of Larue during the Arts-Leadership Committee's brunch on genocide.
Simon said, "what do you say we go calling on people after we have brunched together, and then let the rest of the day take care of itself?
But his underlying reason for accepting the Bushlands' invitation may have been his curiosity about the person who had brunched with Polly at the Palomino Paddock, sending her home late, tired, and starry-eyed.
The people at the next tAble were all looking at us, but when I stared back they went back to eating their brunches.