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Definition of "benedict" [ben•e•dict]

  • A newly married man who was previously considered a confirmed bachelor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "benedict" in a sentence
  • "(Did you know their eggs benedict is short of terrible when there's no other option?)"
  • "The next day, sun shining and hair straight, I sat down with the prolific artist as he ate pancakes and eggs benedict, and ruminated over hip hop legacy in the American cultural paradigm."
  • "The crawfish benedict ($15) is popular at brunch, as is the 8-inch farmhouse "pan" cake ($13)."