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A meal typically eaten in the late morning or early afternoon as a combination of breakfast and lunch.

brunch′er n.
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a person who eats brunch
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It may cause us to focus too much on the short-term (like our bruncher), to be unrealistically optimistic, or to misapprehend risk.
One angry bruncher said staff even told him he could take one of the animals home.
(International sales: the Match Factory, Cologne, Germany.) Produced by Christophe Bruncher. Peter Rommel.
This was going to be a long, enjoyable session and, as a well-seasoned bruncher, I indulged in little helpings.
(International sales: Tamasa Distribution, Paris.) Produced by Christophe Bruncher, Laurence Berbon, Marie-Christine Birague.
I must say here that I am not a very good bruncher. I want to chat to friends and eat, and the constant to-ing and fro-ing tires me out.
Now, intrepid brunchers can spend more time with the team who won Bar Team of the Year at the Caterer Middle East Awards by attending the Feastival brunch in the afternoon, followed by the Smoke & Mirrors brunch in the evening.
Brunchers can enjoy a wide variety of great British classics, including duck liver and chicken pate brioche, BBQ wagyu with meatballs, a live carving station that offers roast rack of lamb, roasted striploin of beef, caramelised onion tart with balsamic and much more.
The band delivered a fun couple of sets to keep the Friday Brunchers well and truly satisfied.
An expansive outdoor area is the true heart of Restauration brightly patterned pillows propped in wooden booths are perfect for cheerfully hung-over brunchers pounding Rose Park coffee, and families flock in for early-bird dinners of crunchy parmesan churros.