bed and breakfast
   a single act of overnight extramarital copulation
   Punning on what a guest house offers:
    No mention of any bed-and-breakfast work, setting up ex-military members of parliament for possible blackmail. (Lyall, 1980)

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  • Bed and breakfast — Bed and breakfast, also known as B B, is a term, originating in the United Kingdom, but now also used all over the world, for an establishment that offers accommodation and breakfast, but usually does not offer other meals. Typically, bed and… …   Wikipedia

  • bed and breakfast — bed and breakfasts also bed and breakfast 1) N UNCOUNT Bed and breakfast is a system of accommodation in a hotel or guest house, in which you pay for a room for the night and for breakfast the following morning. The abbreviation B&B is also used …   English dictionary

  • bed and breakfast — n B & B 1.) [U] the providing of a room for a night and breakfast in the morning, for example in a hotel ▪ Is there anyone who does bed and breakfast round here? ▪ bed and breakfast accommodation 2.) a private house or small hotel where you can… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bed and breakfast — UK US noun (ABBREVIATION B & B, ABBREVIATION B and B) ► [U] a service that provides a room to sleep in for the night and a morning meal: »The price includes bed and breakfast and return flights. »bed and breakfast accommodation for 29 people …   Financial and business terms

  • Bed and breakfast — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El “Bed and Breakfast” o B B es un alojamiento que ofrece “cama y desayuno” (tal como se traduce del inglés) por una tarifa conveniente. El concepto de B B nació en Europa pero en los años 60 se introdujo en Estados… …   Wikipedia Español

  • bed-and-breakfast — [bed ənd brek′fəst] adj. designating or of accommodations, as in a hotel or private home, in which breakfast is provided as part of the price n. an establishment featuring such accommodations: Also bed and breakfast …   English World dictionary

  • bed and breakfast — bed and break·fast loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} formula alberghiera, diffusa spec. nei paesi anglosassoni, in base a cui privati cittadini offrono pernottamento e prima colazione a prezzi modici | la casa stessa in cui si pernotta:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • bed and breakfast — {{hw}}{{bed and breakfast}}{{/hw}}A locuz. sost. m. inv. Sistemazione alberghiera che comprende il pernottamento e la prima colazione | (est.) Pensione o casa privata che offrono tale sistemazione. B ¡ anche locuz. agg. inv.: trattamento bed and… …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • bed and breakfast — noun uncount the service of providing a room for the night and a meal the next morning: The price is $75 for bed and breakfast. a. count a small hotel or private house that provides this service …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bed-and-breakfast — /bed n brek feuhst/, n. 1. an accommodation offered by an inn, hotel, or esp. a private home, consisting of a room for the night and breakfast the next morning for one inclusive price. 2. an inn, hotel, or private home offering such an… …   Universalium

  • bed-and-breakfast — (B B) hotel or inn which offers overnight lodging and breakfast for one price …   English contemporary dictionary

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