Definition of American breakfast noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


American breakfast

BrE BrE//əˌmerɪkən ˈbrekfəst//
; NAmE NAmE//əˌmerɪkən ˈbrekfəst//
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a large breakfast which can include cereal and cooked food, such as eggs with ham see also English breakfast, continental breakfast Culture An American breakfast usually includes several choices from such items as juice, cereal (= grain processed as food), eggs with ham or bacon, pancakes,toast (= slices of bread cooked until they turn brown), and hash browns or, in the southern states, grits.