déjeuné

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See also: déjeune, déjeûné, and déjeûne

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French déjeuné.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

déjeuné (plural déjeunés)

  1. (dated) A lunch.
    • 1629 (first performance), B[en] Jonson, The Nevv Inne. Or, The Light Heart. [], London: [] Thomas Harper, for Thomas Alchorne, [], published 1631, OCLC 913380815, (please specify the page, or act number in uppercase Roman numerals), (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):
      Take a déjeuné of muskadel and eggs.
    • 1809, Maria Edgeworth, "Almeria", Tales of Fashionable Life
      We forbear to describe, or even to enumerate, the variety of balls, suppers, dinners, déjeunés, galas, and masquerades, which Miss Turnbull gave to the fashionable world during this winter.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /de.ʒœ.ne/
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Participle[edit]

déjeuné (feminine déjeunée, masculine plural déjeunés, feminine plural déjeunées)

  1. past participle of déjeuner