Definition of Dejeuner

1. Noun. A midday meal.

Exact synonyms: Lunch, Luncheon, Tiffin
Generic synonyms: Meal, Repast
Specialized synonyms: Business Lunch
Derivative terms: Lunch, Lunch



Definition of Dejeuner

1. a late breakfast [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dejeuner

dejectedness
dejectednesses
dejecter
dejecters
dejecting
dejections
dejectly
dejectory
dejects
dejectures
dejeration
dejerations
dejeune
dejeuner (current term)
dejeuners
dejeunes
dejitterizer
dejitterizers
dejunk
dejunked
dejunking
dejunks
dek
deka-
dekagram
dekagrams
dekaliter
dekaliters

Literary usage of Dejeuner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Cruise Upon Wheels: The Chronicle of Some Autumn Wanderings Among the by Charles Allston Collins (1863)
"Hotel de la Fontaine; dinner, night's lodging, breakfast, and horse's keep ... 0 18 101 CHABLIS.—Baiting horse and dejeuner 0 3 11 ..."

2. The Angler in Wales: Or, Days and Nights of Sportsmen by Thomas Medwin (1834)
"dejeuner.—A Bull.—Narrow escape.—Boar-hunt in India. —Henry's death. ... WELL, we have made an excellent dejeuner d la fourchette, or, as you would say, ..."

3. The History of the Administration of the Right Honorable Frederick Temple by William Leggo (1878)
"... the Icelandic Settlement—Speech of His Excellency— Farewell dejeuner—The great Manitoba Speech of His Excellency—Speech of his Hon. ..."

4. The Memoirs of the Baroness Cecile de Courtot, Lady-in-waiting to the by Moritz von Kaisenberg, Cécile de Courtot, Jessie Haynes (1900)
"I think I left off in my last just where we were going in to the dejeuner. We went standing about in groups, when the lacqueys suddenly threw open the great ..."

5. The Memoirs of the Baroness Cecile de Courtot, Lady-in-waiting to the by Moritz Leopold Ludolf von Kaisenberg, Cécile de Courtot, Jessie Haynes (1900)
"I think I left off in my last just where we were going in to the dejeuner. We went standing about in groups, when the lacqueys suddenly threw open the great ..."

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