- n. UK elevenses
- From dialectal elevens ("the eleven-o'clock meal"). (Wiktionary)
“From Firefly marathons complete with Mandarin Chinese lessons to Lord of the Rings marathons complete with elevensies and luncheon (and ever other Hobbit meal), Drafthouse always delivered a spectacular event.”
“I definitely planned these out as "breakfast bagels", though I can attest to the fact that they were eaten as not only breakfast, but for second breakfast, elevensies, and occasionally afternoon tea.”
“Mrs. Prendergast snorted with disgust as she walked off to prepare their elevensies.”
“There are so many great restaurants in New York that one is tempted to have all seven squares a day – first breakfast, second breakfast, elevensies, etc.”
“After a somewhat unusual Monday in London, which will forever be imprinted on my memory as the day I ate fish and chips for elevensies, lunch in Hospital, was served delicate amuse-bouche French pastries an hour later, and a full afternoon tea at four, being subjected to several hours of ear-splitting drilling and jigsawing was something of a brutal jolt back to reality.”
“Don't adjust your speakers or ponder whether anyone's slipped 'something' into your elevensies, as this is simply the sound of 'chillwave'.”
“-What she ate for lunch/breakfast/dinner/elevensies”
“Hobbits apparently have seven meals a day - breakfast, second breakfast, elevensies, luncheon, afternoon tea, dinner, supper - an idea we should perhaps all aspire too.”
“I don't have time to do an 80's rap album style list of shoutouts because I'm trying to work in 6 or 7 Bay Area meals today and it's almost time for elevensies.”
“At what would be elevensies time if we hadn't got up so late, two digestive biscuits on a plate.”
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