dejeuner


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dejeuner

(deʒøne) or

dejeune

n
literary the morning meal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dejeuner - a midday mealdejeuner - a midday meal        
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
business lunch - lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense
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A few steps brought them to a smaller restaurant, where a dozen people were already lunching on the pavement under an awning; on the window was announced in large white letters: Dejeuner 1.
Father Brown gathered, from the course of the conversation, that Cray, the other gourmet, had to leave before the usual lunch-time; but that Putnam, his host, not to be done out of a final feast with an old crony, had arranged for a special dejeuner to be set out and consumed in the course of the morning, while Audrey and other graver persons were at morning service.
C'est Kim Yo-jong, la soeur cadette de Kim Jong-un, qui a remis l'invitation au president Moon lors d'un dejeuner a la Maison bleue.
S a Majeste le Roi Mohammed VI, que Dieu L'assiste, accompagne de SAR le Prince Moulay Rachid, a offert, mardi au Palais Royal de Casablanca, un dejeuner officiel en l'honneur de SA Cheikh Mohammed Ben Zayed Al-Nahyane, Prince Heritier d'Abou Dhabi, Commandant supreme adjoint des Forces armees de l'Etat des Emirats Arabes Unis.
Rabat - SAR le Prince Moulay Rachid a preside, mercredi a Rabat, un dejeuner offert par le Chef du gouvernement, a l'occasion du 15eme anniversaire de l'accession de SM le Roi Mohammed VI, que Dieu L'assiste, au Trone de Ses glorieux ancetres.
Khartoum, 21 Juillet (SUNA) -l'organisation de " Food Bank " du Soudan organisera Mardi prochain son Iftar " petit dejeuner " annuel au siege du centre de formation pour les jeunes et les etudiants a Khartoum.
Par ailleurs, les ministres s'entretiendront des principaux sujets de politique etrangere, lors d'un dejeuner de travail.
Ailleurs, dans la ville de Pianyan (centre), un restaurant a deplace ses tables sur les berges d'une riviere, afin que les clients puissent dejeuner les pieds dans l'eau.
In her video on Manet's Le Dejeuner stir l'herbe, 1863, for example, Rasdjarmrearnsook poses her full-scale, ornately framed reproduction in a bamboo grove, her audience a group of men and women clustered cross-legged on the leaf-strewn ground before it.
In June of 1863, Manet's unpopularity would reach a new low after he submitted to the Salon, Le Dejeuner sur L'herbe, which depicted a fully nude woman picnicking in a glade in the company of two fully clothed men, while another woman placed in the center background is bathing herself in a shallow pond.
So far we've seen Myatt turn Myleeen Klass into Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring, Ronnie Wood pose for Edouard Manet's controversial Le Dejeuner sur L'Herbe, and husband-and-wife Imelda Staunton and Jim Carter become David Hockney's Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy.
The pair featured in a mock-up of Manet's Dejeuner Sur l'Herbe, surrounded by Newcastle Brown Ale cans.