breakfast in bed

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

breakfast in bed (plural breakfasts in bed)

  1. Breakfast served to one in bed upon waking.

Verb[edit]

breakfast in bed (third-person singular simple present breakfasts in bed, present participle breakfasting in bed, simple past and past participle breakfasted in bed)

  1. (intransitive) To enjoy one's breakfast while in bed.
    • 1876, Charles James Dunphie, The Splendid Advantages of Being a Woman‎, page 67:
      Not that I "go in" for breakfasting in bed. It is a lazy, ignoble habit. A man ought to divide his life fairly between bed and board.