elevenses

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e·lev·ens·es

 (ĭ-lĕv′ən-zəs)
pl.n. Chiefly British
Tea or coffee taken at midmorning and often accompanied by a snack.

elevenses

(ɪˈlɛvənzɪz)
pl n
(sometimes functioning as singular) informal Brit a light snack, usually with tea or coffee, taken mid-morning
Translations

elevenses

[ɪˈlevnzɪz] NPL (Brit) → tentempié m de las once, onces fpl (LAm)
to have elevensestomar un tentempié a las once, tomar las onces (LAm)

elevenses

[ɪˈlɛvənzɪz] npl (British)pause-café f

elevenses

n sing or pl (Brit) → zweites Frühstück

elevenses

[ɪˈlɛvnzɪz] npl (Brit) (fam) → pausa per il caffè a metà mattina
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I am for It'll be the same when they uncover his extensive television viewing (in place so I can make breakfast, elevensies, lunch, threesies, tea and pre-bedtime snack).
Biscuits: Kit Kat excludes confectionery countlines; McVitie's digestives includes McVitie's Chocolate Digestives and McVitie's Digestives, Mini Chocolate Digestives, Chocolate Digestive Bar; McVitie's jaffa cakes includes McVitie's Jaffa Cakes, Mini Jaffa Cakes; Quaker Snack-a-Jacks includes Quaker Snack-a-Jacks Crispy, Jumbo, Mini Bites, Spudz, Mini Bagels, Delights, Mini Breadsticks, Popcorn; Ryvita includes Ryvita Corn Cake, Crackerbread, Minis, Rice Cakes, Tondos, Goodness Bars; Kellogg's Nutri-Grain includes Nutri-Grain, Twists, Advance, Elevensies, Minis; Jacob's Crackers includes Jacob's Crackers, Cream Crackers, Biscuits for Cheese, Choice Grain, Cornish Wafers, High Baked Water Biscuits, High Fibre Cream Crackers, Light Cream Crackers, Mediterraneo, Snap Crackers; Go-Ahead
But if you can bear to drag yourself away from elevensies and afternoon tea, there are loads of walks, day-trips or our fave, a paddle in the dramatic Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall.
Because ninies are too small and elevensies are too big
3 Kit Kat excludes confectionary countlines; McVitie's Chocolate Digestives includes McVitie's Chocolate Digestives, Mini Chocolate Digetives, Chocolates Digestive Bar; McVitie's Jaffa Cakes includes McVitie's Jaffa Cakes, Mini Jaffa Cakes; Quaker Snack-a-Jacks includes Quaker Snack-a-Jacks Crispy, Jumbo, Mini Bites, Spudz, Mini Bagels, Delights, Mini Breadsticks, Popcorn; Ryvita includes Ryvita Corn Cake, Crackerbread, Minis, Rice Cakes, Tondos, Goodness Bars; Kellogg's Nutri-Grain includes Nutri-Grain, Twists, Advance, Elevensies, Minis; Jacob's Crackers includes Jacob's Crackers, Cream Crackers, Biscuits for Cheese, Choice Grain, Cornish Wafers, High Baked Water Biscuits, High Fibre Cream Crackers, Light Cream Crackers, Mediterraneo, Snap Crackers; Go-ahead