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


    bed and breakfast

    BrE BrE//ˌbed ən ˈbrekfəst//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbed ən ˈbrekfəst//
    (abbreviation B and B, B & B) Holiday accommodation, Staying in a hotel
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  1. 1[uncountable] (British English) a service that provides a room to sleep in and a meal the next morning in private houses and small hotels Do you do bed and breakfast? Bed and breakfast costs £50 a night. Bed and breakfast accommodation can be difficult to find in some parts. compare European plan, full board, half board See related entries: Holiday accommodation, Staying in a hotel
  2. 2[countable] a place that provides this service There were several good bed and breakfasts in the area. See related entries: Holiday accommodation
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