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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bed and brek-fuh st]
    • /bɛd ænd ˈbrɛk fəst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bed and brek-fuh st]
    • /bɛd ænd ˈbrɛk fəst/

Definitions of bed-and-breakfast word

  • noun bed-and-breakfast an accommodation offered by an inn, hotel, or especially a private home, consisting of a room for the night and breakfast the next morning for one inclusive price. 1
  • noun bed-and-breakfast an inn, hotel, or private home offering such an accommodation. Abbreviation: B&B. 1
  • noun bed-and-breakfast Alternative spelling of bed and breakfast. 0

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Origin of bed-and-breakfast

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10

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Parts of speech for Bed-and-breakfast


bed-and-breakfast popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for bed-and-breakfast

noun bed-and-breakfast

  • hotel — a commercial establishment offering lodging to travelers and sometimes to permanent residents, and often having restaurants, meeting rooms, stores, etc., that are available to the general public.
  • inn — a river in central Europe, flowing from S Switzerland through Austria and Germany into the Danube. 320 miles (515 km) long.
  • lodging house — a house in which rooms are rented, especially a house other than an inn or hotel; rooming house.

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