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


continental breakfast

BrE BrE//ˌkɒntɪˌnentəl ˈbrekfəst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntɪˌnentəl ˈbrekfəst//
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a light breakfast, usually consisting of coffee and bread rolls with butter and jam compare English breakfast
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: continental breakfast